Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : telepathy-idle vulnerability (USN-1821-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that telepathy-idle did not perform any server
certificate validation when using SSL 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 telepathy-idle package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66372 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59474

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6746