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Ubuntu alert USN-1381-1 (ubuntuone-couch)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <>
Subject:  [USN-1381-1] Ubuntu One Couch vulnerability
Date:  Thu, 01 Mar 2012 10:43:26 -0500
Message-ID:  <1330616606.3426.200.camel@mdlinux>
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1381-1 March 01, 2012 ubuntuone-couch vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 11.10 Summary: Fraudulent security certificates could allow sensitive information to be exposed when accessing the Internet. Software Description: - ubuntuone-couch: Ubuntu One CouchDB Details: It was discovered that Ubuntu One Couch did not perform any server certificate validation 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. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 11.10: ubuntuone-couch 0.3.0-0ubuntu2.1 After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes. References: Package Information: -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

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