USN-1381-1: Ubuntu One Couch vulnerability
1 March 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 package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes.