USN-4664-1: Aptdaemon vulnerabilities
8 December 2020
Several security issues were fixed in Aptdaemon.
- aptdaemon - transaction based package management service
Kevin Backhouse discovered that Aptdaemon incorrectly handled certain
properties. A local attacker could use this issue to test for the presence
of local files. (CVE-2020-16128)
Kevin Backhouse discovered that Aptdaemon incorrectly handled permission
checks. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.