USN-1624-1: Remote Login Service vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1624-1
5th November, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.10
Remote Login Service could be made to expose sensitive information.
- remote-login-service - Service to track the remote servers to use
It was discovered that Remote Login Service incorrectly purged account
information when switching users. A local attacker could use this issue to
possibly obtain sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.