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USN-2184-1: Unity vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/29/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/30/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Frédéric Bardy discovered that Unity incorrectly filtered keyboardshortcuts when the screen was locked. A local attacker could possibly usethis issue to run commands, and unlock the current session. Giovanni Mellini discovered that Unity could display the Dash in certainconditions when the screen was locked. A local attacker could possibly usethis issue to run commands, and unlock the current session. 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 restart your session to make allthe necessary changes. LP: 1308850, LP: 1313885

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-unity

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