Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : nss vulnerabilities (USN-1106-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that several invalid HTTPS certificates were issued
and revoked. An attacker could exploit these to perform a man in the
middle attack to view sensitive information or alter encrypted
communications. These certificates were marked as explicitly not
trusted to prevent their misuse.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53320 ()

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