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Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-968-1 (base-files)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-968-1 (base-files)
Description:The remote host is missing an update to base-files
announced via advisory USN-968-1.

Details follow:

It was discovered that the Ubuntu image shipped on some Dell Latitude
2110 systems was accidentally configured to allow unauthenticated package
installations. A remote attacker intercepting network communications or
a malicious archive mirror server could exploit this to trick the user
into installing unsigned packages, resulting in arbitrary code execution
with root privileges.

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

Ubuntu 9.10:
base-files 5.0.0ubuntu7.1

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
base-files 5.0.0ubuntu20.10.04.2

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


Risk factor : Critical
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-0834
BugTraq ID: 42280
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2010 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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