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Debian: CVE-2020-27350: apt -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2020-27350: apt -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/10/2020
Created
12/12/2020
Added
12/11/2020
Modified
12/16/2020

Description

APT had several integer overflows and underflows while parsing .deb packages, aka GHSL-2020-168 GHSL-2020-169, in files apt-pkg/contrib/extracttar.cc, apt-pkg/deb/debfile.cc, and apt-pkg/contrib/arfile.cc. This issue affects: apt 1.2.32ubuntu0 versions prior to 1.2.32ubuntu0.2; 1.6.12ubuntu0 versions prior to 1.6.12ubuntu0.2; 2.0.2ubuntu0 versions prior to 2.0.2ubuntu0.2; 2.1.10ubuntu0 versions prior to 2.1.10ubuntu0.1;

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-apt

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