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Secunia Security Advisory 51627

Secunia Security Advisory 51627
Posted Dec 18, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for aptdaemon. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security features.

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Secunia Security Advisory 51627

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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
Find out why this is not just another Patch Management solution: http://secunia.com/blog/325/

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TITLE:
Ubuntu update for aptdaemon

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51627

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51627/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51627

RELEASE DATE:
2012-12-18

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51627/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/51627/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51627

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Ubuntu has issued an update for aptdaemon. This fixes a
vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass
certain security features.

The security issue is caused due to the application not properly
verifying the authenticity of PPA GPG keys when importing from a
keyserver, which can be exploited to install malicious package
repository GPG keys via Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attacks.

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1666-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1666-1/

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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