Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : libxml-security-java vulnerability (USN-2028-1)

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 :

James Forshaw discovered that Apache XML Security for Java incorrectly
validated CanonicalizationMethod parameters. An attacker could use
this flaw to spoof XML signatures.

Solution :

Update the affected libxml-security-java package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70875 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60846

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2172