Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : qt4-x11 vulnerability (USN-829-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that Qt did not properly handle certificates with
NULL characters in the Subject Alternative Name field of X.509
certificates. An attacker could exploit this to perform a man in the
middle attack to view sensitive information or alter encrypted
communications. (CVE-2009-2700).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40944 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2700