|Category:||Debian Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Debian Security Advisory DSA 1779-1 (apt)|
|Summary:||Debian Security Advisory DSA 1779-1 (apt)|
The remote host is missing an update to apt
announced via advisory DSA 1779-1.
Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in APT, the well-known dpkg
frontend. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies
the following problems:
In time zones where daylight savings time occurs at midnight,
the apt cron.daily script fails, stopping new security updates
from being applied automatically.
A repository that has been signed with an expired or revoked
OpenPGP key would still be considered valid by APT.
For the old stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your apt package.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-1300|
Debian Security Information: DSA-1779 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-1358
BugTraq ID: 34630
XForce ISS Database: apt-aptget-gpgv-security-bypass(50086)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2009 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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