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apt (0.8.16~exp12ubuntu10.10) precise-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: InRelease verification bypass
    - CVE-2013-1051

  [ David Kalnischk ]
  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * apt-pkg/deb/debmetaindex.cc,
    test/integration/test-bug-595691-empty-and-broken-archive-files,
    test/integration/test-releasefile-verification:
    - disable InRelease downloading until the verification issue is
      fixed, thanks to Ansgar Burchardt for finding the flaw
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Wed, 13 Mar 2013 11:27:59 -0400

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Uploaded by:
Marc Deslauriers on 2013-03-13
Uploaded to:
Precise
Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Component:
main
Architectures:
any all
Section:
admin
Urgency:
Low Urgency

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Binary packages built by this source

apt: commandline package manager

 This package provides commandline tools for searching and
 managing as well as querying information about packages
 as a low-level access to all features of the libapt-pkg library.
 .
 These include:
  * apt-get for retrieval of packages and information about them
    from authenticated sources and for installation, upgrade and
    removal of packages together with their dependencies
  * apt-cache for querying available information about installed
    as well as installable packages
  * apt-cdrom to use removable media as a source for packages
  * apt-config as an interface to the configuration settings
  * apt-key as an interface to manage authentication keys

apt-doc: documentation for APT

 This package contains the user guide and offline guide for various
 APT tools which are provided in a html and a text-only version.

apt-transport-https: https download transport for APT

 This package enables the usage of 'deb https://foo distro main' lines
 in the /etc/apt/sources.list so that all package managers using the
 libapt-pkg library can access metadata and packages available in sources
 accessible over https (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure).
 .
 This transport supports server as well as client authentication
 with certificates.

apt-utils: package managment related utility programs

 This package contains some less used commandline utilities related
 to package managment with APT.
 .
  * apt-extracttemplates is used by debconf to prompt for configuration
    questions before installation.
  * apt-ftparchive is used to create Packages and other index files
    needed to publish an archive of debian packages
  * apt-sortpkgs is a Packages/Sources file normalizer.

libapt-inst1.4: deb package format runtime library

 This library provides methods to query and extract information
 from deb packages. This includes the control data and the package
 file content.

libapt-pkg-dev: development files for APT's libapt-pkg and libapt-inst

 This package contains the header files and libraries for
 developing with APT's libapt-pkg Debian package manipulation
 library and the libapt-inst deb/tar/ar library.

libapt-pkg-doc: documentation for APT development

 This package contains documentation for development of the APT
 Debian package manipulation program and its libraries.
 .
 This includes the source code documentation generated by doxygen
 in html format.

libapt-pkg4.12: package managment runtime library

 This library provides the common functionality for searching and
 managing packages as well as information about packages.
 Higher-level package managers can depend upon this library.
 .
 This includes:
  * retrieval of information about packages from multiple sources
  * retrieval of packages and all dependent packages
    needed to satisfy a request either through an internal
    solver or by interfacing with an external one
  * authenticating the sources and validating the retrieved data
  * installation and removal of packages in the system
  * providing different transports to retrieve data over cdrom, ftp,
    http, rsh as well as an interface to add more transports like
    https (apt-transport-https) and debtorrent (apt-transport-debtorrent).