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Ubuntu alert USN-1666-1 (aptdaemon)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@canonical.com>
To:  ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com
Subject:  [USN-1666-1] Aptdaemon vulnerability
Date:  Mon, 17 Dec 2012 09:17:36 -0500
Message-ID:  <50CF2980.2090001@canonical.com>
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1666-1 December 17, 2012 aptdaemon vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 11.10 Summary: Aptdaemon could be tricked into installing arbitrary PPA GPG keys. Software Description: - aptdaemon: transaction based package management service Details: It was discovered that Aptdaemon incorrectly validated PPA GPG keys when importing from a keyserver. If a remote attacker were able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to install altered package repository GPG keys. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: aptdaemon 0.43+bzr805-0ubuntu7 Ubuntu 11.10: aptdaemon 0.43+bzr697-0ubuntu1.3 After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1666-1 CVE-2012-0962 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/aptdaemon/0.43+bzr80... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/aptdaemon/0.43+bzr69... -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-security...


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