USN-3863-2: APT vulnerability
22 January 2019
An attacker could trick APT into installing altered packages.
- apt - Advanced front-end for dpkg
USN-3863-1 fixed a vulnerability in APT. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Max Justicz discovered that APT incorrectly handled certain parameters
during redirects. If a remote attacker were able to perform a
machine-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could potentially be used to install
- USN-3863-1: apt-utils, libapt-inst1.5, libapt-pkg-dev, apt, libapt-pkg4.12, apt-transport-https, libapt-inst2.0, libapt-pkg5.0, apt-doc, libapt-pkg-doc