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From: Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers <at> canonical.com>
Subject: [USN-1821-1] telepathy-idle vulnerability
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.ubuntu.security.announce
Date: Thursday 9th May 2013 14:54:31 UTC (over 3 years ago)
==========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1821-1
May 09, 2013

telepathy-idle vulnerability
==========================================================================

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

- Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

telepathy-idle could be made to expose sensitive information over the
network.

Software Description:
- telepathy-idle: IRC connection manager for Telepathy

Details:

It was discovered that telepathy-idle did not perform any server
certificate validation when using SSL connections. If a remote attacker
were able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be
exploited to alter or compromise confidential information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 13.04:
  telepathy-idle                  0.1.14-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 12.10:
  telepathy-idle                  0.1.12-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  telepathy-idle                  0.1.11-2ubuntu0.1

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1821-1
  CVE-2007-6746

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/telepathy-idle/0.1.14-1ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/telepathy-idle/0.1.12-1ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/telepathy-idle/0.1.11-2ubuntu0.1
 
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