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“apt-xapian-index” 0.44ubuntu5.1 source package in Ubuntu

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apt-xapian-index (0.44ubuntu5.1) precise-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: possible privilege escalation via policykit UID lookup
    race.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-1064.patch: pass system-bus-name as a subject
      instead of pid so policykit can get the information from the system
      bus in update-apt-xapian-index-dbus.
    - CVE-2013-1064
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Fri, 13 Sep 2013 14:48:23 -0400

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Uploaded by:
Marc Deslauriers on 2013-09-13
Uploaded to:
Precise
Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Component:
main
Architectures:
all
Section:
admin
Urgency:
Low Urgency

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Precise updates on 2013-09-18 main admin
Precise security on 2013-09-18 main admin

Builds

Precise: [FULLYBUILT] i386

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apt-xapian-index_0.44ubuntu5.1.dsc 1.9 KiB bb459d822c9c1e1ca292af766cace4fe

Binary packages built by this source

apt-xapian-index: maintenance and search tools for a Xapian index of Debian packages

 This package provides update-apt-xapian-index, a tool to maintan a Xapian
 index of Debian package information in /var/lib/apt-xapian-index, and
 axi-cache, a command line search tool that uses the index.
 .
 axi-cache allows to search packages very quickly, and it also interfaces with
 the shell command line completion in a smart way, providing context-sensitive
 keyword and tag suggestions even before the search command is actually run.
 .
 update-apt-xapian-index allows plugins to be installed in
 /usr/share/apt-xapian-index to index all sorts of extra information, such as
 Debtags tags, popcon information, package ratings and anything else that would
 fit.
 .
 The index generated by update-apt-xapian-index is self-documenting, as it
 contains an autogenerated README file with information on the index layout and
 all the data that can be found in it.