USN-2246-1: APT vulnerability
17 June 2014
An attacker could trick APT into installing altered source packages.
- apt - Advanced front-end for dpkg
Jakub Wilk discovered that APT did not correctly validate signatures when
downloading source packages. If a remote attacker were able to perform a
machine-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could potentially be used to install
altered source packages.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.