Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : ubuntuone-client vulnerability (USN-1465-1)

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 One 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 python-ubuntuone-client package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59396 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4409