CVE-2014-6273

NameCVE-2014-6273
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the HTTP transport code in apt-get in APT 1.0.1 and earlier allows man-in-the-middle attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted URL.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-58-1, DSA-3031-1

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
bookworm2.6.1fixed
trixie2.7.12fixed
sid2.7.12+nmu1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
aptsourcesqueeze0.8.10.3+squeeze5DLA-58-1
aptsourcewheezy0.9.7.9+deb7u5DSA-3031-1
aptsource(unstable)1.0.3

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