USN-365-1: libksba vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-365-1
16th October, 2006
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 5.04
A parsing failure was discovered in the handling of X.509 certificates
that contained extra trailing data. Malformed or malicious certificates
could cause services using libksba to crash, potentially creating a
denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 5.04:
- libksba8 0.9.9-2ubuntu0.5.04
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your session to
effect the necessary changes.