[SECURITY] [DSA 2958-1] apt security update

2014-06-13T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:30799
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-06-13T00:00:00

Description

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2958-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst June 12, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : apt CVE ID : CVE-2014-0478 Debian Bug : 749795

Jakub Wilk discovered that APT, the high level package manager, did not properly perform authentication checks for source packages downloaded via "apt-get source". This only affects use cases where source packages are downloaded via this command; it does not affect regular Debian package installation and upgrading.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.7.9+deb7u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.4.

We recommend that you upgrade your apt packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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