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USN-2153-1: initramfs-tools vulnerability

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USN-2153-1: initramfs-tools vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/24/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/24/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Kees Cook discovered that initramfs-tools incorrectly mounted /run withoutthe noexec option, contrary to expected behaviour. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make allthe necessary changes. LP: 1152744

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-initramfs-tools

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