Software Properties vulnerability

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

Description

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.