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USN-2609-1: Apport vulnerabilities

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USN-2609-1: Apport vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/21/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/22/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Sander Bos discovered that Apport incorrectly handled permissions whenthe system was configured to generate core dumps for setuid binaries. Alocal attacker could use this issue to gain elevated privileges.(CVE-2015-1324) Philip Pettersson discovered that Apport contained race conditionsresulting core dumps to be generated with incorrect permissions inarbitrary locations. A local attacker could use this issue to gain elevatedprivileges. (CVE-2015-1325) 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. CVE-2015-1324, CVE-2015-1325

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-apport

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