USN-1666-1: Aptdaemon vulnerability
17 December 2012
Aptdaemon could be tricked into installing arbitrary PPA GPG keys.
- aptdaemon - transaction based package management service
It was discovered that Aptdaemon incorrectly validated PPA GPG keys when
importing from a keyserver. If a remote attacker were able to perform a
machine-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to install altered
package repository GPG keys.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.