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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5189-1
December 13, 2021

A security issue was fixed in GLib
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

GLib could be used to escalate privilege if it received specially crafted
input.

Software Description:
- glib2.0: GLib library of C routines

Details:

It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled certain environment 
variables.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
   libglib2.0-0                    2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.9
   libglib2.0-bin                  2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.9
   libglib2.0-data                 2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.9
   libglib2.0-dev                  2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.9

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
   libglib2.0-0                    2.48.2-0ubuntu4.8+esm1
   libglib2.0-bin                  2.48.2-0ubuntu4.8+esm1
   libglib2.0-data                 2.48.2-0ubuntu4.8+esm1
   libglib2.0-dev                  2.48.2-0ubuntu4.8+esm1

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
   libglib2.0-0                    2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm4
   libglib2.0-bin                  2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm4
   libglib2.0-data                 2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm4
   libglib2.0-dev                  2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm4

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5189-1
   CVE-2021-3800

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glib2.0/2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.9

Ubuntu 5189-1: GLib vulnerability

December 13, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: GLib could be used to escalate privilege if it received specially crafted input. Software Description: - glib2.0: GLib library of C routines Details: It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled certain environment variables. An attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libglib2.0-0 2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.9 libglib2.0-bin 2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.9 libglib2.0-data 2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.9 libglib2.0-dev 2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.9 Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libglib2.0-0 2.48.2-0ubuntu4.8+esm1 libglib2.0-bin 2.48.2-0ubuntu4.8+esm1 libglib2.0-data 2.48.2-0ubuntu4.8+esm1 libglib2.0-dev 2.48.2-0ubuntu4.8+esm1 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: libglib2.0-0 2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm4 libglib2.0-bin 2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm4 libglib2.0-data 2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm4 libglib2.0-dev 2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm4 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5189-1

CVE-2021-3800

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5189-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glib2.0/2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.9

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