CVE-2016-1252

Published: 13 December 2016

The apt package in Debian jessie before 1.0.9.8.4, in Debian unstable before 1.4~beta2, in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS before 1.0.1ubuntu2.17, in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS before 1.2.15ubuntu0.2, and in Ubuntu 16.10 before 1.3.2ubuntu0.1 allows man-in-the-middle attackers to bypass a repository-signing protection mechanism by leveraging improper error handling when validating InRelease file signatures.

Priority

High

CVSS 3 base score: 5.9

Status

Package Release Status
apt
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1.2.15ubuntu0.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1.0.1ubuntu2.17)