Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2339-1 software-properties -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Aug 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 968850.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-15709.
- More information:
Jason A. Donenfeld found an ansi escape sequence injection into software-properties, a manager for apt repository sources. An attacker could manipulate the screen of a user prompted to install an additional repository (PPA).
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.96.20.2-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your software-properties packages.
For the detailed security status of software-properties please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/software-properties
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS