Executive Summary

Title python-apt security update
Name DSA-4609 First vendor Publication 2020-01-23
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2020-01-23
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector :
Cvss Base Score N/A Attack Range N/A
Cvss Impact Score N/A Attack Complexity N/A
Cvss Expoit Score N/A Authentication N/A
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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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Date Informations
2020-01-24 00:19:03
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