[USN-1624-1] Remote Login Service vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Nov 5 21:39:21 UTC 2012


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1624-1
November 05, 2012

remote-login-service vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.10

Summary:

Remote Login Service could be made to expose sensitive information.

Software Description:
- remote-login-service: Service to track the remote servers to use

Details:

It was discovered that Remote Login Service incorrectly purged account
information when switching users. A local attacker could use this issue to
possibly obtain sensitive information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.10:
  remote-login-service            1.0.0-0ubuntu1.1

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1624-1
  CVE-2012-0959

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/remote-login-service/1.0.0-0ubuntu1.1


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