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USN-2303-1: Unity vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/31/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/08/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

It was discovered that in certain circumstances Unity failed tosuccessfully grab the keyboard when switching to the lock screen. A localattacker could possibly use this issue to run commands, and unlock thecurrent 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: 1349128

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-unity

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