USN-4668-4: python-apt vulnerability

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USN-4668-1 fixed a vulnerability in python-apt. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Kevin Backhouse discovered that python-apt incorrectly handled resources. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause python-apt to consume resources, leading to a denial of service.

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