Portage: Man-in-the-middle

2019-04-08T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201904-11
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2019-04-08T00:00:00

Description

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 --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=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"