Ubuntu 11.04 / 11.10 : ubuntu-sso-client vulnerability (USN-1464-1)

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 the Ubuntu Single Sign On Client incorrectly
validated server certificates 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 ubuntu-sso-client package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59395 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4408