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CVE-2012-5356

Published: 10 October 2012

The apt-add-repository tool in Ubuntu Software Properties 0.75.x before 0.75.10.3, 0.80.x before 0.80.9.2, 0.81.x before 0.81.13.5, 0.82.x before 0.82.7.3, and 0.92.x before 0.92.8 does not properly check PPA GPG keys imported from a keyserver, which allows remote attackers to install arbitrary package repository GPG keys via a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
software-properties
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Ignored
(end of life)
lucid
Released (0.75.10.3)
natty
Released (0.80.9.2)
oneiric
Released (0.81.13.5)
precise
Released (0.82.7.3)
upstream Needs triage