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Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4965-1
May 25, 2021

apport vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 21.04
- Ubuntu 20.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Apport.

Software Description:
- apport: automatically generate crash reports for debugging

Details:

Maik Münch discovered that Apport incorrectly handled certain information
gathering operations. A local attacker could use these issues to read and
write arbitrary files as an administrator, and possibly escalate
privileges.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04:
  apport                          2.20.11-0ubuntu65.1
  python3-apport                  2.20.11-0ubuntu65.1

Ubuntu 20.10:
  apport                          2.20.11-0ubuntu50.7
  python3-apport                  2.20.11-0ubuntu50.7

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  apport                          2.20.11-0ubuntu27.18
  python3-apport                  2.20.11-0ubuntu27.18

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  apport                          2.20.9-0ubuntu7.24
  python-apport                   2.20.9-0ubuntu7.24
  python3-apport                  2.20.9-0ubuntu7.24

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4965-1
  CVE-2021-32547, CVE-2021-32548, CVE-2021-32549, CVE-2021-32550,
  CVE-2021-32551, CVE-2021-32552, CVE-2021-32553, CVE-2021-32554,
  CVE-2021-32555, CVE-2021-32556, CVE-2021-32557

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apport/2.20.11-0ubuntu65.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apport/2.20.11-0ubuntu50.7
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apport/2.20.11-0ubuntu27.18
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apport/2.20.9-0ubuntu7.24

Ubuntu 4965-1: Apport vulnerabilities

May 25, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 21.04 - Ubuntu 20.10 - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary: Several security issues were fixed in Apport. Software Description: - apport: automatically generate crash reports for debugging Details: Maik Münch discovered that Apport incorrectly handled certain information gathering operations. A local attacker could use these issues to read and write arbitrary files as an administrator, and possibly escalate privileges.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 21.04: apport 2.20.11-0ubuntu65.1 python3-apport 2.20.11-0ubuntu65.1 Ubuntu 20.10: apport 2.20.11-0ubuntu50.7 python3-apport 2.20.11-0ubuntu50.7 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: apport 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.18 python3-apport 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.18 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: apport 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.24 python-apport 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.24 python3-apport 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.24 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4965-1

CVE-2021-32547, CVE-2021-32548, CVE-2021-32549, CVE-2021-32550,

CVE-2021-32551, CVE-2021-32552, CVE-2021-32553, CVE-2021-32554,

CVE-2021-32555, CVE-2021-32556, CVE-2021-32557

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4965-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apport/2.20.11-0ubuntu65.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apport/2.20.11-0ubuntu50.7 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apport/2.20.11-0ubuntu27.18 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apport/2.20.9-0ubuntu7.24

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