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Debian: CVE-2020-16122: packagekit -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2020-16122: packagekit -- security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/09/2020
Created
10/10/2020
Added
10/09/2020
Modified
11/26/2020

Description

PackageKit's apt backend mistakenly treated all local debs as trusted. The apt security model is based on repository trust and not on the contents of individual files. On sites with configured PolicyKit rules this may allow users to install malicious packages.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-packagekit

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