CVE-2018-0501

MEDIUM

Description

The mirror:// method implementation in Advanced Package Tool (APT) 1.6.x before 1.6.4 and 1.7.x before 1.7.0~alpha3 mishandles gpg signature verification for the InRelease file of a fallback mirror, aka mirrorfail.

References

https://mirror.fail

https://salsa.debian.org/apt-team/apt/commit/29658a3a74af49e2a24e17bdebb20e1612aac3ec

https://salsa.debian.org/apt-team/apt/commit/aebd4278bacc728ab00ebe31556983e140f60e47

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3746-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-08-21

Updated: 2019-01-17

Type: CWE-347

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: MEDIUM