CVE-2015-0840

NameCVE-2015-0840
DescriptionThe dpkg-source command in Debian dpkg before 1.16.16 and 1.17.x before 1.17.25 allows remote attackers to bypass signature verification via a crafted Debian source control file (.dsc).
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)
ReferencesDLA-220-1, DSA-3217-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dpkg (PTS)buster, buster (security)1.19.8fixed
bullseye1.20.12fixed
bullseye (security)1.20.10fixed
bookworm, sid1.21.9fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dpkgsourcesqueeze1.15.12DLA-220-1
dpkgsourcewheezy1.16.16DSA-3217-1
dpkgsource(unstable)1.17.25

Notes

Ubuntu fix for 1.15.x (version in squeeze): http://launchpadlibrarian.net/202647129/dpkg_1.15.5.6ubuntu4.9_1.15.5.6ubuntu4.10.diff.gz

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