CVE-2012-3587

NameCVE-2012-3587
DescriptionAPT 0.7.x before 0.7.25 and 0.8.x before 0.8.16, when using the apt-key net-update to import keyrings, relies on GnuPG argument order and does not check GPG subkeys, which might allow remote attackers to install Trojan horse packages via a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apt (PTS)buster1.8.2.3fixed
buster (security)1.8.2.2fixed
bullseye2.2.4fixed
bookworm, sid2.5.5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
aptsource(unstable)0.7.25unimportant

Notes

net-update is disabled by default on Debian

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