========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1779-1 March 25, 2013 gnome-online-accounts vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 11.10 Summary: GNOME Online Accounts could be made to expose sensitive information over the network. Software Description: - gnome-online-accounts: GNOME Online Accounts Details: It was discovered that GNOME Online Accounts did not properly check SSL certificates when configuring online accounts. If a remote attacker were able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to alter or compromise credentials and confidential information. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.10: gnome-online-accounts 3.6.0-0ubuntu1.1 libgoa-1.0-0 3.6.0-0ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: gnome-online-accounts 3.4.0-0ubuntu1.1 libgoa-1.0-0 3.4.0-0ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 11.10: gnome-online-accounts 3.2.1-0ubuntu1.1 libgoa-1.0-0 3.2.1-0ubuntu1.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1779-1 CVE-2013-0240, CVE-2013-1799 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-online-accounts/3.6.0-0ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-online-accounts/3.4.0-0ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-online-accounts/3.2.1-0ubuntu1.1
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