Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
David Black discovered that Software Properties incorrectly validated
server certificates when performing secure connections to download PPA
GPG key fingerprints. If a remote attacker were able to perform a
man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to install
altered package repository GPG keys.
Update the affected python-software-properties package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 57763 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-4407