Executive Summary

Title apt security update
Name DSA-4685 First vendor Publication 2020-05-14
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2020-05-14
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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Shuaibing Lu discovered that missing input validation in the ar/tar implementations of APT, the high level package manager, could result in denial of service when processing specially crafted deb files.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.10.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your apt packages.

For the detailed security status of apt please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/apt

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4685

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Date Informations
2020-05-14 09:18:23
  • First insertion