BSA-2019-754

Brocade Security Advisory ID

BSA-2019-754

Initial Publication Date

01/24/2019

Last Updated

01/24/2019

Revision

1.0: Final

Risk Impact

Low

Workaround

N/A

Component

APT

Affected CVE

CVE-2019-3462

CVSS Score

7.5

Summary
A vulnerability in apt could allows a network man-in-the-middle (or a malicious package mirror) to execute arbitrary code as root on a machine installing any package. The bug has been fixed in the latest versions of apt. If you’re worried about being exploited during the update process, you can protect yourself by disabling HTTP redirects while you update.

Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable
No Brocade Fibre Channel technology products from Broadcom are currently known to be affected by this vulnerability.

Revision History

Version Change Date
1.0 Initial Publication  Jan 24, 2019

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