Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2488-2 python-apt -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Dec 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 977000.
More information:

The update for python-apt released as 2488-1 introduced a regression by causing a segmentation fault, which is now fixed with this update.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.3.

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:

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