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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0944

Aptdaemon 0.43 and earlier in Ubuntu 11.04, 11.10, and 12.04 LTS does not authenticate packages when the transaction is not simulated, which allows remote attackers to install arbitrary packages via a man-in-the-middle attack.
Publish Date : 2012-06-04 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 287

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-0944

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 11.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 11.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Sebastian Heinlein Aptdaemon 0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Sebastian Heinlein Aptdaemon 0.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Sebastian Heinlein Aptdaemon 0.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Sebastian Heinlein Aptdaemon 0.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Sebastian Heinlein Aptdaemon 0.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Sebastian Heinlein Aptdaemon 0.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Sebastian Heinlein Aptdaemon 0.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Sebastian Heinlein Aptdaemon 0.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Sebastian Heinlein Aptdaemon 0.42 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Sebastian Heinlein Aptdaemon 9

- References For CVE-2012-0944 CONFIRM
XF aptdaemon-transaction-security-bypass(74553)
BID 52855 Aptdaemon CVE-2012-0944 Local Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2012-04-02

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0944

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