Executive Summary

Summary
TitlePortage: Man-in-the-middle
Informations
NameGLSA-201904-11First vendor Publication2019-04-08
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2019-04-08
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

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Detail

Synopsis

A vulnerability in emerge-delta-webrsync and Portage could result in a man-in-the-middle attack.

Background

Portage is the package management and distribution system for Gentoo.

Description

A vulnerability was discovered in emerge-delta-webrsync and Portage that did not properly validate the revocation status of GPG keys.

Impact

A remote attacker could conduct a man-in-the-middle attack. Please review the referenced bug for specific details.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All emerge-delta-webrsync users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge -a --oneshot -v ">=app-portage/emerge-delta-webrsync-3.7.4"

All Portage users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/portage-2.3.22"

References

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-11

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201904-11.xml

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DateInformations
2019-04-08 21:18:46
  • First insertion