CVE-2019-3462

NameCVE-2019-3462
DescriptionIncorrect sanitation of the 302 redirect field in HTTP transport method of apt versions 1.4.8 and earlier can lead to content injection by a MITM attacker, potentially leading to remote code execution on the target machine.
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-1637-1, DSA-4371-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apt (PTS)stretch1.4.10fixed
stretch (security)1.4.11fixed
buster1.8.2.3fixed
buster (security)1.8.2.2fixed
bullseye2.2.4fixed
bookworm, sid2.3.9fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
aptsourcejessie1.0.9.8.5DLA-1637-1
aptsourcestretch1.4.9DSA-4371-1
aptsource(unstable)1.8.0~alpha3.1

Notes

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apt/+bug/1812353
https://justi.cz/security/2019/01/22/apt-rce.html

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