CVE-2020-27351

NameCVE-2020-27351
DescriptionVarious memory and file descriptor leaks were found in apt-python files python/arfile.cc, python/tag.cc, python/tarfile.cc, aka GHSL-2020-170. This issue affects: python-apt 1.1.0~beta1 versions prior to 1.1.0~beta1ubuntu0.16.04.10; 1.6.5ubuntu0 versions prior to 1.6.5ubuntu0.4; 2.0.0ubuntu0 versions prior to 2.0.0ubuntu0.20.04.2; 2.1.3ubuntu1 versions prior to 2.1.3ubuntu1.1;
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-2488-1, DSA-4809-1
NVD severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-apt (PTS)stretch1.4.1vulnerable
stretch (security)1.4.3fixed
buster, buster (security)1.8.4.3fixed
bullseye, sid2.2.0fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python-aptsourcestretch1.4.2DLA-2488-1
python-aptsourcebuster1.8.4.2DSA-4809-1
python-aptsource(unstable)2.1.7

Notes

https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1899193

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