CVE-2016-1252

NVD - CVE-2016-1252

CVE-2016-1252 Detail

Current Description

The apt package in Debian jessie before 1.0.9.8.4, in Debian unstable before 1.4~beta2, in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS before 1.0.1ubuntu2.17, in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS before 1.2.15ubuntu0.2, and in Ubuntu 16.10 before 1.3.2ubuntu0.1 allows man-in-the-middle attackers to bypass a repository-signing protection mechanism by leveraging improper error handling when validating InRelease file signatures.


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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
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/140145/apt-Repository-Signing-Bypass.html Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3156-1 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1020 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apt/+bug/1647467 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3733 Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40916/ Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-417 Communication Channel Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1252
NVD Published Date:
12/05/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/08/2020
Source:
MITRE