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

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: