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    Ubuntu 3772-1: UDisks vulnerability

    Date 26 Sep 2018
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Udisks could be made to crash or expose sensitive information.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3772-1
    September 26, 2018
    
    udisks2 vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Udisks could be made to crash or expose sensitive information.
    
    Software Description:
    - udisks2: service to access and manipulate storage devices
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that UDisks incorrectly handled format strings when
    logging. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial
    of service or obtain sensitive information.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      udisks2                         2.7.6-3ubuntu0.2
    
    After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3772-1
      CVE-2018-17336
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/udisks2/2.7.6-3ubuntu0.2
    
    

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