Ubuntu 11.04 : apt vulnerability (USN-1169-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

William Grant discovered that APT incorrectly validated inline GPG
signatures. If a remote attacker were able to perform a
man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could potentially be used to
install altered packages.

Solution :

Update the affected apt package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55592 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1829