Package "python-apt"

Name: python-apt


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • Python interface to libapt-pkg (locales)
  • Python interface to libapt-pkg (API documentation)
  • Python 3 interface to libapt-pkg
  • Python 3 interface to libapt-pkg (debug extension)

Latest version: 2.0.0ubuntu0.20.04.3
Release: focal (20.04)
Level: security
Repository: main


Other versions of "python-apt" in Focal

Repository Area Version
base main 2.0.0
base universe 2.0.0
security universe 2.0.0ubuntu0.20.04.3
updates main 2.0.0ubuntu0.20.04.6
updates universe 2.0.0ubuntu0.20.04.6

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Version: 2.0.0ubuntu0.20.04.3 2021-01-04 16:06:20 UTC

  python-apt (2.0.0ubuntu0.20.04.3) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * REGRESSION UPDATE: Passing a file descriptor to apt_inst.ArFile or
    apt_inst.DebFile caused a segmentation fault (LP: #1907676)
    - python/arfile.cc: Fix segmentation fault when opening fd, track
      lifetime correctly

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Thu, 10 Dec 2020 09:46:50 -0500

Source diff to previous version
1907676 segmentation fault when opening fd

Version: 2.0.0ubuntu0.20.04.2 2020-12-09 18:06:26 UTC

  python-apt (2.0.0ubuntu0.20.04.2) focal-security; urgency=high

  * SECURITY UPDATE: various memory and file descriptor leaks (LP: #1899193)
    - python/arfile.cc, python/generic.h, python/tag.cc, python/tarfile.cc:
      fix file descriptor and memory leaks
    - python/apt_instmodule.cc, python/apt_instmodule.h, python/arfile.h:
      Avoid reference cycle with control,data members in apt_inst.DebFile
    - tests/test_cve_2020_27351.py: Test cases for DebFile (others not easily
    - CVE-2020-27351
  * .gitlab-ci.yml: Fix mypy version for CI
  * data/templates: Update mirror lists

 -- Julian Andres Klode <email address hidden> Tue, 01 Dec 2020 17:15:01 +0100

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