Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature Affecting apt package, versions *



    Attack Complexity High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.16% (52nd percentile)
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3.7 low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-APT-522585
  • published 27 Jun 2018
  • disclosed 26 Nov 2019

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:11 apt.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream apt package and not the apt package as distributed by Debian. See How to fix? for Debian:11 relevant fixed versions and status.

It was found that apt-key in apt, all versions, do not correctly validate gpg keys with the master keyring, leading to a potential man-in-the-middle attack.