Ubuntu 5636-1: SoS vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5636-1
September 26, 2022

sosreport 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
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

SoS could be made do expose sensitive information.

Software Description:
- sosreport: Set of tools to gather troubleshooting data from a system

Details:

It was discovered that SoS incorrectly handled certain data.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
  sosreport                       4.3-1ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  sosreport                       4.3-1ubuntu0.20.04.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  sosreport                       4.3-1ubuntu0.18.04.2

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
  sosreport                       3.9.1-1ubuntu0.16.04.2+esm1

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  sosreport                       3.5-1~ubuntu14.04.3+esm1

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5636-1
  CVE-2022-2806

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sosreport/4.3-1ubuntu2.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sosreport/4.3-1ubuntu0.20.04.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sosreport/4.3-1ubuntu0.18.04.2

Ubuntu 5636-1: SoS vulnerability

September 26, 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 - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: SoS could be made do expose sensitive information. Software Description: - sosreport: Set of tools to gather troubleshooting data from a system Details: It was discovered that SoS incorrectly handled certain data. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: sosreport 4.3-1ubuntu2.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: sosreport 4.3-1ubuntu0.20.04.2 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: sosreport 4.3-1ubuntu0.18.04.2 Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: sosreport 3.9.1-1ubuntu0.16.04.2+esm1 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: sosreport 3.5-1~ubuntu14.04.3+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5636-1

CVE-2022-2806

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5636-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sosreport/4.3-1ubuntu2.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sosreport/4.3-1ubuntu0.20.04.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sosreport/4.3-1ubuntu0.18.04.2

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