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USN-2576-1: usb-creator vulnerability

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USN-2576-1: usb-creator vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/23/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/24/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Tavis Ormandy discovered that usb-creator was missing an authenticationcheck. 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. After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to makeall the necessary changes. LP: 1447396

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-usb-creator-common

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