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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-6273

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.
Publish Date : 2014-09-30 Last Update Date : 2017-09-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3031-1 apt - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26069 unix
USN-2353-1 -- apt vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26752 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-6273

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Debian APT 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian APT 1

- References For CVE-2014-6273

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/96151
XF apt-cve20146273-bo(96151)
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2353-1
UBUNTU USN-2353-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3031
DEBIAN DSA-3031
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70075
BID 70075 Debian 'apt' Package CVE-2014-6273 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2014-11-04

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-6273

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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