[USN-1381-1] Ubuntu One Couch vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Mar 1 15:43:26 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1381-1
March 01, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 11.10
Fraudulent security certificates could allow sensitive information to
be exposed when accessing the Internet.
- ubuntuone-couch: Ubuntu One CouchDB
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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.
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