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CVE-2018-0501 Detail

Current 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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://mirror.fail Third Party Advisory 
https://salsa.debian.org/apt-team/apt/commit/29658a3a74af49e2a24e17bdebb20e1612aac3ec Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://salsa.debian.org/apt-team/apt/commit/aebd4278bacc728ab00ebe31556983e140f60e47 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3746-1/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-347 Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-0501
NVD Published Date:
08/20/2018
NVD Last Modified:
01/17/2019
Source:
Debian GNU/Linux