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Ubuntu: USN-3156-1 (CVE-2016-1252): APT vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3156-1 (CVE-2016-1252): APT vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
12/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/13/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The apt package in Debian jessie before 1.0.9.8.4, in Debian unstable before 1.4~beta2, in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS before 1.0.1ubuntu2.17, in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS before 1.2.15ubuntu0.2, and in Ubuntu 16.10 before 1.3.2ubuntu0.1 allows man-in-the-middle attackers to bypass a repository-signing protection mechanism by leveraging improper error handling when validating InRelease file signatures.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-apt

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