CVE-2021-4258

NameCVE-2021-4258
Description** DISPUTED ** A vulnerability was found in whohas. It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects some unknown processing of the component Package Information Handler. The manipulation leads to cleartext transmission of sensitive information. The attack may be initiated remotely. The real existence of this vulnerability is still doubted at the moment. The name of the patch is 667c3e2e9178f15c23d7918b5db25cd0792c8472. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The associated identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-216251. NOTE: Most sources redirect to the encrypted site which limits the possibilities of an attack.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
whohas (PTS)buster0.29.1-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid, bullseye0.29.1-1.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
whohassource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/whohas/whohas/commit/667c3e2e9178f15c23d7918b5db25cd0792c8472
No security impact

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