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Ubuntu: USN-4668-2: python-apt regression

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Ubuntu: USN-4668-2: python-apt regression

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/10/2020
Created
12/12/2020
Added
12/10/2020
Modified
12/10/2020

Description

USN-4668-1 fixed vulnerabilities in python-apt. That update caused a regression by removing information describing the Ubuntu 20.10 release from the Ubuntu templates. This update fixes the problem by restoring this information.

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Original advisory details:

Kevin Backhouse discovered that python-apt incorrectly handled resources. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause python-apt to consume resources, leading to a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-python3-apt

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