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Ubuntu: USN-3354-1 (CVE-2017-10708): Apport vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3354-1 (CVE-2017-10708): Apport vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/19/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

An issue was discovered in Apport through 2.20.x. In apport/report.py, Apport sets the ExecutablePath field and it then uses the path to run package specific hooks without protecting against path traversal. This allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .crash file.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-apport
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python-apport
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python3-apport

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