USN-4405-1: GLib Networking vulnerability
29 June 2020
Fraudulent security certificates could allow sensitive information to be exposed when accessing the Internet.
- glib-networking - Network extensions for GLib
It was discovered that glib-networking skipped hostname certificate
verification if the application failed to specify the server
identity. A remote attacker could use this to perform a
person-in-the-middle attack and expose sensitive information.
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.