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    Ubuntu 4450-1: Whoopsie vulnerabilities

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    Several security issues were fixed in whoopsie.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4450-1
    August 04, 2020
    
    whoopsie vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in whoopsie.
    
    Software Description:
    - whoopsie: Ubuntu error tracker submission
    
    Details:
    
    Seong-Joong Kim discovered that Whoopsie incorrectly handled memory. A
    local attacker could use this issue to cause Whoopsie to consume memory,
    resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-11937)
    
    Seong-Joong Kim discovered that Whoopsie incorrectly handled parsing files.
    A local attacker could use this issue to cause Whoopsie to crash, resulting
    in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    (CVE-2020-12135)
    
    Seong-Joong Kim discovered that Whoopsie incorrectly handled memory. A
    local attacker could use this issue to cause Whoopsie to consume memory,
    resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-15570)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
      libwhoopsie0                    0.2.69ubuntu0.1
      whoopsie                        0.2.69ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      libwhoopsie0                    0.2.62ubuntu0.5
      whoopsie                        0.2.62ubuntu0.5
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libwhoopsie0                    0.2.52.5ubuntu0.5
      whoopsie                        0.2.52.5ubuntu0.5
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4450-1
      CVE-2020-11937, CVE-2020-12135, CVE-2020-15570
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/whoopsie/0.2.69ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/whoopsie/0.2.62ubuntu0.5
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/whoopsie/0.2.52.5ubuntu0.5
    
    

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