Software Properties vulnerability

ID USN-1588-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2012-10-01T00:00:00


It was discovered that the apt-add-repository tool incorrectly validated
PPA GPG keys when importing from a keyserver. If a remote attacker were
able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to
install altered package repository GPG keys.