Debian: DSA-2482-1: libgdata security update

    Date02 Jun 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Vreixo Formoso discovered that libgdata, a library used to access various Google services, wasn't validating certificates against trusted system root CAs when using an https connection.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2482-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                         Yves-Alexis Perez
    June 2, 2012                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libgdata
    Vulnerability  : insufficient certificate validation
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-2653
    Debian Bug     : 664032
    
    Vreixo Formoso discovered that libgdata, a library used to access various
    Google services, wasn't validating certificates against trusted system
    root CAs when using an https connection.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.6.4-2+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.10.2-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.10.2-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libgdata packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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