Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2488-1 python-apt -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 Dec 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-27351.
- More information:
Various memory and file descriptor leaks were discovered in the Python interface to the APT package management runtime library, which could result in denial of service.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.2.
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
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