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CVE-2011-3634 Detail

Description

methods/https.cc in apt before 0.8.11 accepts connections when the certificate host name fails validation and Verify-Host is enabled, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain repository credentials via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/28/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3634
Original release date:
02/28/2014
Last revised:
03/03/2014
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2011/CVE-2011-3634.html External Source CONFIRM http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2011/CVE-2011-3634.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1283-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1283-1
https://alioth.debian.org/plugins/scmgit/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=apt/apt.git;a=blob;f=debian/changelog;hb=HEAD External Source CONFIRM https://alioth.debian.org/plugins/scmgit/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=apt/apt.git;a=blob;f=debian/changelog;hb=HEAD
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apt/+bug/868353 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apt/+bug/868353

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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