Ubuntu 4049-2: GLib vulnerability

    Date08 Jul 2019
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    GLib did not properly restrict directory and file permissions.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4049-2
    July 08, 2019
    glib2.0 vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
    - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
    GLib did not properly restrict directory and file permissions.
    Software Description:
    - glib2.0: GLib Input, Output and Streaming Library (fam module)
    USN-4049-1 fixed a vulnerability in GLib. This update provides
    the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
    Original advisory details:
     It was discovered that GLib created directories and files without properly
     restricting permissions. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access
     sensitive information.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
      libglib2.0-0                    2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm2
      libglib2.0-bin                  2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm2
    Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
      libglib2.0-0                    2.32.4-0ubuntu1.3
      libglib2.0-bin                  2.32.4-0ubuntu1.3
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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