Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4809-1 python-apt -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Dec 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-27351.
- More information:
Various memory and file descriptor leaks were discovered in the Python interface to the APT package management runtime library, which could result in denial of service.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 126.96.36.199.
We recommend that you upgrade your python-apt packages.
For the detailed security status of python-apt please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/python-apt