USN-2569-1 fixed a vulnerability in Apport. Tavis Ormandy discovered thatthe fixed packages were still vulnerable to a privilege escalation attack.This update completely disables crash report handling for containers untila more complete solution is available. Original advisory details: Stéphane Graber and Tavis Ormandy independently discovered that Apport incorrectly handled the crash reporting feature. A local attacker could use this issue to gain elevated privileges. 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. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. LP: 1444518
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