Vulnerability CVE-2014-6273


Published: 2014-09-30

Description:
Buffer overflow in the HTTP transport code in apt-get in APT 1.0.1 and earlier allows man-in-the-middle attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted URL.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Debian -> APT 

 References:
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3031
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70075
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2353-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/96151

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