[USN-2913-2] glib-networking update

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Feb 24 17:39:45 UTC 2016

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2913-2
February 24, 2016

glib-networking update

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 15.10
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


Updated glib-networking packages are required for the USN-2913-1 update.

Software Description:
- glib-networking: network-related giomodules for GLib


USN-2913-1 removed 1024-bit RSA CA certificates from the ca-certificates
package. This update adds support for alternate certificate chains to the
glib-networking package to properly handle the removal.

Original advisory details:

 The ca-certificates package contained outdated CA certificates. This update
 refreshes the included certificates to those contained in the 20160104
 package, including the removal of the SPI CA and CA certificates with
 1024-bit RSA keys.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 15.10:
  glib-networking                 2.46.0-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  glib-networking                 2.40.0-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  glib-networking                 2.32.1-1ubuntu2.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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