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Debian: CVE-2020-15709: software-properties -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2020-15709: software-properties -- security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/24/2020
Created
08/25/2020
Added
08/24/2020
Modified
09/18/2020

Description

Versions of add-apt-repository before 0.98.9.2, 0.96.24.32.14, 0.96.20.10, and 0.92.37.8ubuntu0.1~esm1, printed a PPA (personal package archive) description to the terminal as-is, which allowed PPA owners to provide ANSI terminal escapes to modify terminal contents in unexpected ways.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-software-properties

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