Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2482-1 libgdata -- insufficient certificate validation
- Date Reported:
- 02 Jun 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 664032.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-1177.
- More information:
Vreixo Formoso discovered that libgdata, a library used to access various Google services, wasn't validating certificates against trusted system root CAs when using an HTTPS connection.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.4-2+squeeze1.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 0.10.2-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.10.2-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libgdata packages.