Executive Summary

Titlepython-apt security update
NameDSA-4609First vendor Publication2020-01-23
VendorDebianLast vendor Modification2020-01-23
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision1

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Two security issues were found in the Python interface to the apt package manager; package downloads from unsigned repositories were incorrectly rejected and the hash validation relied on MD5.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.1.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have 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: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/python-apt

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4609

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