Ubuntu 5583-1: systemd vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5583-1
August 29, 2022

systemd vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

systemd could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
crafted DNS request.

Software Description:
- systemd: system and service manager

Details:

It was discovered that systemd incorrectly handled certain DNS requests,
which leads to user-after-free vulnerability. An attacker could possibly use
this issue to cause a crash or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-2526)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  systemd                         237-3ubuntu10.54

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5583-1
  CVE-2022-2526

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/systemd/237-3ubuntu10.54

Ubuntu 5583-1: systemd vulnerability

August 30, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary: systemd could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted DNS request. Software Description: - systemd: system and service manager Details: It was discovered that systemd incorrectly handled certain DNS requests, which leads to user-after-free vulnerability. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-2526)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: systemd 237-3ubuntu10.54 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5583-1

CVE-2022-2526

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5583-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/systemd/237-3ubuntu10.54

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