Bug 1341963 (CVE-2016-5119) - CVE-2016-5119 keepass: MitM attack against update check
Summary: CVE-2016-5119 keepass: MitM attack against update check
Alias: CVE-2016-5119
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1341965 1393897
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Reported: 2016-06-02 07:27 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-02-17 03:48 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:53:16 UTC

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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-06-02 07:27:58 UTC
An attacker can abuse KeePass 2's recommended automatic update check – if enabled – to “release” a new version and redirect the user to a malicious download page.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-06-02 07:28:22 UTC
Created keepass tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1341965]

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2016-09-01 13:34:50 UTC
keepass-2.34-1.fc25 has been pushed to the Fedora 25 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 3 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 02:53:16 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.

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