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From: Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers <at> canonical.com>
Subject: [USN-1443-2] Update Manager vulnerability
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.ubuntu.security.announce
Date: Monday 4th June 2012 13:47:00 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1443-2
June 04, 2012

update-manager vulnerability
==========================================================================

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 11.04

Summary:

Update Manager could expose sensitive information in certain circumstances.

Software Description:
- update-manager: GNOME application that manages apt updates

Details:

USN-1443-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Update Manager. The fix for
CVE-2012-0949 was discovered to be incomplete. This update fixes the
problem.

Original advisory details:

 Felix Geyer discovered that the Update Manager Apport hook incorrectly
 uploaded certain system state archive files to Launchpad when reporting
 bugs. This could possibly result in repository credentials being included
 in public bug reports. (CVE-2012-0949)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  update-manager-core             1:0.156.14.5

Ubuntu 11.10:
  update-manager-core             1:0.152.25.12

Ubuntu 11.04:
  update-manager-core             1:0.150.5.4

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1443-2
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1443-1
  CVE-2012-0950

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/1:0.156.14.5
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/1:0.152.25.12
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/1:0.150.5.4
 
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