Ubuntu 11.10 : ubuntuone-couch vulnerability (USN-1381-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Ubuntu One Couch did not perform any server
certificate validation when using HTTPS connections. If a remote
attacker were able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw
could be exploited to alter or compromise confidential information.

Solution :

Update the affected ubuntuone-couch package.

Risk factor :


Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58197 ()

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