Ubuntu 5614-1: Wayland vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5614-1
September 15, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Wayland could be made to crash or run programs.

Software Description:
- wayland: Wayland compositor infrastructure

Details:

It was discovered that Wayland incorrectly handled reference counting
certain objects. An attacker could use this issue to cause Wayland to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
  libwayland-bin                  1.20.0-1ubuntu0.1
  libwayland-client0              1.20.0-1ubuntu0.1
  libwayland-egl1                 1.20.0-1ubuntu0.1
  libwayland-server0              1.20.0-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  libwayland-bin                  1.18.0-1ubuntu0.1
  libwayland-client0              1.18.0-1ubuntu0.1
  libwayland-egl1                 1.18.0-1ubuntu0.1
  libwayland-server0              1.18.0-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libwayland-bin                  1.16.0-1ubuntu1.1~18.04.4
  libwayland-client0              1.16.0-1ubuntu1.1~18.04.4
  libwayland-egl1                 1.16.0-1ubuntu1.1~18.04.4
  libwayland-server0              1.16.0-1ubuntu1.1~18.04.4

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5614-1
  CVE-2021-3782

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wayland/1.20.0-1ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wayland/1.18.0-1ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wayland/1.16.0-1ubuntu1.1~18.04.4

Ubuntu 5614-1: Wayland vulnerability

September 15, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary: Wayland could be made to crash or run programs. Software Description: - wayland: Wayland compositor infrastructure Details: It was discovered that Wayland incorrectly handled reference counting certain objects. An attacker could use this issue to cause Wayland to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: libwayland-bin 1.20.0-1ubuntu0.1 libwayland-client0 1.20.0-1ubuntu0.1 libwayland-egl1 1.20.0-1ubuntu0.1 libwayland-server0 1.20.0-1ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libwayland-bin 1.18.0-1ubuntu0.1 libwayland-client0 1.18.0-1ubuntu0.1 libwayland-egl1 1.18.0-1ubuntu0.1 libwayland-server0 1.18.0-1ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libwayland-bin 1.16.0-1ubuntu1.1~18.04.4 libwayland-client0 1.16.0-1ubuntu1.1~18.04.4 libwayland-egl1 1.16.0-1ubuntu1.1~18.04.4 libwayland-server0 1.16.0-1ubuntu1.1~18.04.4 After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5614-1

CVE-2021-3782

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5614-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wayland/1.20.0-1ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wayland/1.18.0-1ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wayland/1.16.0-1ubuntu1.1~18.04.4

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