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 code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-220-1, DSA-3217-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dpkg (PTS)jessie1.17.27fixed
jessie (security)1.17.26fixed
stretch1.18.25fixed
buster, sid1.19.0.5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dpkgsource(unstable)1.17.25medium
dpkgsourcesqueeze1.15.12mediumDLA-220-1
dpkgsourcewheezy1.16.16mediumDSA-3217-1

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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