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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6697-1
March 18, 2024

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

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Summary:

Bash could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- bash: GNU Bourne Again SHell

Details:

It was discovered that Bash incorrectly handled certain memory operations
when processing commands. If a user or automated system were tricked into
running a specially crafted bash file, a remote attacker could use this
issue to cause Bash 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:
   bash                            5.1-6ubuntu1.1

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6697-1
   CVE-2022-3715

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bash/5.1-6ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 6697-1: Bash vulnerability

March 18, 2024
Bash could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Summary: Bash could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file. Software Description: - bash: GNU Bourne Again SHell Details: It was discovered that Bash incorrectly handled certain memory operations when processing commands. If a user or automated system were tricked into running a specially crafted bash file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause Bash 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: bash 5.1-6ubuntu1.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6697-1

CVE-2022-3715

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6697-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bash/5.1-6ubuntu1.1

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