Ubuntu 11.04 / 11.10 : aptdaemon vulnerability (USN-1414-1)

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 Aptdaemon incorrectly handled installing
packages without performing a transaction simulation. An attacker
could possibly use this flaw to install altered packages.

Solution :

Update the affected python-aptdaemon package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58578 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0944