CVE-2014-0478

NameCVE-2014-0478
DescriptionAPT before 1.0.4 does not properly validate source packages, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to download and install Trojan horse packages by removing the Release signature.
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)
ReferencesDLA-0005-1, DSA-2958-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs749795

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apt (PTS)stretch1.4.10fixed
stretch (security)1.4.11fixed
buster1.8.2.3fixed
buster (security)1.8.2.2fixed
bullseye2.2.4fixed
bookworm2.4.5fixed
sid2.5.0fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
aptsourcesqueeze0.8.10.3+squeeze2
aptsourcewheezy0.9.7.9+deb7u2DSA-2958-1
aptsource(unstable)1.0.4749795

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