Ubuntu 5744-1: libICE vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5744-1
November 28, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Weak session cookies generated using libICE could allow sensitive
information to be exposed.

Software Description:
- libice: X11 Inter-Client Exchange library (development headers)

Details:

It was discovered that libICE was using a weak mechanism to generate the
session cookies. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to perform
a privilege escalation attack.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libice-dev                      2:1.0.9-2ubuntu0.18.04.1
  libice6                         2:1.0.9-2ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
  libice-dev                      2:1.0.9-1ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1
  libice6                         2:1.0.9-1ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5744-1
  CVE-2017-2626

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libice/2:1.0.9-2ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 5744-1: libICE vulnerability

November 28, 2022
Weak session cookies generated using libICE could allow sensitive information to be exposed.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM Summary: Weak session cookies generated using libICE could allow sensitive information to be exposed. Software Description: - libice: X11 Inter-Client Exchange library (development headers) Details: It was discovered that libICE was using a weak mechanism to generate the session cookies. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a privilege escalation attack.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libice-dev 2:1.0.9-2ubuntu0.18.04.1 libice6 2:1.0.9-2ubuntu0.18.04.1 Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libice-dev 2:1.0.9-1ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1 libice6 2:1.0.9-1ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5744-1

CVE-2017-2626

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5744-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libice/2:1.0.9-2ubuntu0.18.04.1

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