Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1694-1
17th January, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.10
RPM could incorrectly validate package signatures.
- rpm - package manager for RPM
It was discovered that RPM incorrectly handled signature checking. An
attacker could create a specially-crafted rpm with an invalid signature
which could pass the signature validation check.
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.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.