USN-579-1: Qt vulnerability
20 February 2008
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 7.10
It was discovered that QSslSocket did not properly verify SSL certificates. A remote attacker may be able to trick applications using QSslSocket into accepting invalid SSL certificates.
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 upgrade you need to restart applications linked against Qt to effect the necessary changes.