USN-2657-1: unattended-upgrades vulnerability
29 June 2015
An attacker could trick unattended-upgrades into installing altered packages.
- unattended-upgrades - automatic installation of security upgrades
It was discovered that unattended-upgrades incorrectly performed
authentication checks in certain configurations. If a remote attacker were
able to perform a machine-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could potentially be
used to install altered packages.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.