Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 : libgdata, evolution-data-server vulnerability (USN-1547-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Vreixo Formoso discovered that the libGData library, as used by
Evolution and other applications, did not properly verify SSL
certificates. A remote attacker could exploit this to perform a man in
the middle attack to view sensitive information or alter data
transmitted via the GData protocol.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61707 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52504

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1177