Debian Security Advisory

DLA-58-2 apt -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
14 Oct 2014
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-6273.
More information:

This update fixes a regression introduced in where apt would send invalid HTTP requests when sending If-Range queries.

Thanks to Steven McDonald who reported[1] the regression and to Michael Vogt for having uploaded a fixed package.


For Debian 6 Squeeze, these issues have been fixed in apt version