Ubuntu 4001-2: libseccomp vulnerability

    Date30 May 2019
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    libseccomp could allow unintended access to system calls.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4001-2
    May 30, 2019
    libseccomp vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
    libseccomp could allow unintended access to system calls.
    Software Description:
    - libseccomp: library for working with the Linux seccomp filter
    USN-4001-1 fixed a vulnerability in libseccomp. This update provides the
    corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
    Original advisory details:
     Jann Horn discovered that libseccomp did not correctly generate 64-bit
     syscall argument comparisons with arithmetic operators (LT, GT, LE, GE).
     An attacker could use this to bypass intended access restrictions for
     argument-filtered system calls.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
      libseccomp2                     2.4.1-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
    This update uses a new upstream release which includes additional bug
    fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary

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