CVE-2012-0955

NameCVE-2012-0955
Descriptionsoftware-properties was vulnerable to a person-in-the-middle attack due to incorrect TLS certificate validation in softwareproperties/ppa.py. software-properties didn't check TLS certificates under python2 and only checked certificates under python3 if a valid certificate bundle was provided. Fixed in software-properties version 0.92.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
software-properties (PTS)stretch0.96.20.2-1fixed
stretch (security)0.96.20.2-1+deb9u1fixed
buster0.96.20.2-2fixed
bullseye, sid0.96.20.2-2.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
software-propertiessource(unstable)0.92.25debian1

Notes

https://launchpad.net/bugs/1036839

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