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Ubuntu: USN-3746-1 (CVE-2018-0501): APT vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3746-1 (CVE-2018-0501): APT vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/20/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
08/24/2018
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

The mirror:// method implementation in Advanced Package Tool (APT) 1.6.x before 1.6.4 and 1.7.x before 1.7.0~alpha3 mishandles gpg signature verification for the InRelease file of a fallback mirror, aka mirrorfail.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-apt

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