CVE-2014-0490

NameCVE-2014-0490
DescriptionThe apt-get download command in APT before 1.0.9 does not properly validate signatures for packages, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted package.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3025-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apt (PTS)wheezy0.9.7.9+deb7u7fixed
wheezy (security)0.9.7.9+deb7u6fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.0.9.8.4fixed
stretch1.4.8fixed
buster, sid1.6~alpha5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
aptsource(unstable)0.9.12high
aptsourcesqueeze(not affected)
aptsourcewheezy0.9.7.9+deb7u3highDSA-3025-1

Notes

fixed with commit http://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/apt/apt.git/commit/?id=d57f6084aaa3972073114973d149ea2291b36682
[squeeze] - apt <not-affected> (apt download command and vulnerable code not present)

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