USN-1624-1: Remote Login Service vulnerability
5 November 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.10
Remote Login Service could be made to expose sensitive information.
- remote-login-service - Service to track the remote servers to use
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.
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 reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.