USN-4667-2: APT vulnerability

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USN-4667-1 fixed a vulnerability in APT. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Kevin Backhouse discovered that APT incorrectly handled certain packages. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause APT to crash or stop responding, resulting in a denial of service.

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