USN-2028-1: Apache XML Security for Java vulnerability
12 November 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Apache XML Security for Java could be tricked into validating spoofed signatures.
- libxml-security-java - implementation of security standards for XML
James Forshaw discovered that Apache XML Security for Java incorrectly validated CanonicalizationMethod parameters. An attacker could use this flaw to spoof XML signatures.
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.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.