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    Ubuntu 4605-1: Blueman vulnerability

    Date 27 Oct 2020
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Blueman could be made to run programs if it received specially crafted input.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4605-1
    October 27, 2020
    blueman vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 20.10
    - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    Blueman could be made to run programs if it received specially crafted
    Software Description:
    - blueman: Graphical bluetooth manager
    Vaisha Bernard discovered that blueman did not properly sanitize input
    on the d-bus interface to blueman-mechanism. A local attacker could
    possibly use this issue to escalate privileges and run arbitrary code or
    cause a denial of service. (CVE-2020-15238)
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 20.10:
      blueman                         2.1.3-2ubuntu1
    Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
      blueman                         2.1.2-1ubuntu0.1
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      blueman                         2.0.5-1ubuntu1.1
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      blueman                         2.0.4-1ubuntu2.1
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    Package Information:


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