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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844428
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for apt (USN-4359-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'apt'; package(s) announced via the USN-4359-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'apt'
package(s) announced via the USN-4359-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that APT incorrectly handled certain filenames during
package installation. If an attacker could provide a specially crafted
package to be installed by the system administrator, this could cause APT
to crash.

Affected Software/OS:
'apt' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
4.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-3810
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/U4PEH357MZM2SUGKETMEHMSGQS652QHH/
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1878177
https://github.com/Debian/apt/issues/111
https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2020/msg00089.html
https://salsa.debian.org/apt-team/apt/-/commit/dceb1e49e4b8e4dadaf056be34088b415939cda6
https://tracker.debian.org/news/1144109/accepted-apt-212-source-into-unstable/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4359-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4359-2/
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