Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
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.
Update the affected apt package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 55592 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1829