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    Ubuntu 4452-1: libvirt vulnerability

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    libvirt could be made to run programs as an administrator.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4452-1
    August 04, 2020
    
    libvirt vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    libvirt could be made to run programs as an administrator.
    
    Software Description:
    - libvirt: Libvirt virtualization toolkit
    
    Details:
    
    Trent Shea discovered that the libvirt package set incorrect permissions on
    the UNIX domain socket. A local attacker could use this issue to access
    libvirt and escalate privileges.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
      libvirt-daemon                  6.0.0-0ubuntu8.3
      libvirt-daemon-system           6.0.0-0ubuntu8.3
      libvirt0                        6.0.0-0ubuntu8.3
    
    After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4452-1
      CVE-2020-15708
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libvirt/6.0.0-0ubuntu8.3
    
    

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