Ubuntu 5748-1: Sysstat vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5748-1
November 29, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 22.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Sysstat could be made to crash or run programs if it processed specially
crafted data.

Software Description:
- sysstat: system performance tools for Linux

Details:

It was discovered that Sysstat incorrectly handled certain arithmetic
multiplications. An attacker could use this issue to cause Sysstat 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 22.10:
   isag                            12.5.6-1ubuntu0.1
   sysstat                         12.5.6-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
   isag                            12.5.2-2ubuntu0.1
   sysstat                         12.5.2-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   isag                            12.2.0-2ubuntu0.2
   sysstat                         12.2.0-2ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
   isag                            11.6.1-1ubuntu0.2
   sysstat                         11.6.1-1ubuntu0.2

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5748-1
   CVE-2022-39377

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sysstat/12.5.6-1ubuntu0.1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sysstat/12.5.2-2ubuntu0.1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sysstat/12.2.0-2ubuntu0.2
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sysstat/11.6.1-1ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 5748-1: Sysstat vulnerability

November 29, 2022
Sysstat could be made to crash or run programs if it processed specially crafted data.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.10 - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary: Sysstat could be made to crash or run programs if it processed specially crafted data. Software Description: - sysstat: system performance tools for Linux Details: It was discovered that Sysstat incorrectly handled certain arithmetic multiplications. An attacker could use this issue to cause Sysstat 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 22.10: isag 12.5.6-1ubuntu0.1 sysstat 12.5.6-1ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: isag 12.5.2-2ubuntu0.1 sysstat 12.5.2-2ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: isag 12.2.0-2ubuntu0.2 sysstat 12.2.0-2ubuntu0.2 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: isag 11.6.1-1ubuntu0.2 sysstat 11.6.1-1ubuntu0.2 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5748-1

CVE-2022-39377

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5748-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sysstat/12.5.6-1ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sysstat/12.5.2-2ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sysstat/12.2.0-2ubuntu0.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sysstat/11.6.1-1ubuntu0.2

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