Ubuntu 4380-1: Apache Ant vulnerability

    Date 01 Jun 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Apache Ant could leak sensitive information or be made to run programs as your login.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4380-1
    June 01, 2020
    
    Apache Ant vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.10
    
    Summary:
    
    Apache Ant could leak sensitive information or be made to run programs
    as your login.
    
    Software Description:
    - ant: Java based build tool like make
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Apache Ant created temporary files with insecure
    permissions. An attacker could use this vulnerability to read sensitive
    information leaked into /tmp, or potentially inject malicious code into a
    project that is built with Apache Ant.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.10:
      ant                             1.10.6-1ubuntu0.1
      ant-doc                         1.10.6-1ubuntu0.1
      ant-optional                    1.10.6-1ubuntu0.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4380-1
      CVE-2020-1945
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ant/1.10.6-1ubuntu0.1
    
    

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