USN-1821-1: telepathy-idle vulnerability
9 May 2013
telepathy-idle could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- telepathy-idle - IRC connection manager for Telepathy
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 machine-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be
exploited to alter or compromise confidential information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.