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Debian: CVE-2019-15796: python-apt -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2019-15796: python-apt -- security update

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/27/2020
Created
01/28/2020
Added
01/27/2020
Modified
04/13/2020

Description

Python-apt doesn't check if hashes are signed in `Version.fetch_binary()` and `Version.fetch_source()` of apt/package.py or in `_fetch_archives()` of apt/cache.py in version 1.9.3ubuntu2 and earlier. This allows downloads from unsigned repositories which shouldn't be allowed and has been fixed in verisions 1.9.5, 1.9.0ubuntu1.2, 1.6.5ubuntu0.1, 1.1.0~beta1ubuntu0.16.04.7, 0.9.3.5ubuntu3+esm2, and 0.8.3ubuntu7.5.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-python-apt

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