Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : ubuntuone-storage-protocol update (USN-1465-2)
High Nessus Plugin ID 59397
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionUSN-1465-1 fixed a vulnerability in the Ubuntu One Client. This update adds a required fix to the Ubuntu One storage protocol library.
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.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected python-ubuntuone-storageprotocol package.