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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-58-1, DSA-3031-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apt (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.0.9.8.4fixed
stretch1.4.8fixed
buster, sid1.6.3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
aptsource(unstable)1.0.3medium
aptsourcesqueeze0.8.10.3+squeeze5mediumDLA-58-1
aptsourcewheezy0.9.7.9+deb7u5mediumDSA-3031-1

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