Ubuntu 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : gnome-online-accounts vulnerability (USN-1779-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that GNOME Online Accounts did not properly check
SSL certificates when configuring online accounts. If a remote
attacker were able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw
could be exploited to alter or compromise credentials and confidential
information.

Solution :

Update the affected gnome-online-accounts and / or libgoa-1.0-0
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65685 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57753
58787

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0240
CVE-2013-1799