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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-14177): Apport regression

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-14177): Apport regression

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/15/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/16/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

Apport through 2.20.7 does not properly handle core dumps from setuid binaries allowing local users to create certain files as root which an attacker could leverage to perform a denial of service via resource exhaustion or possibly gain root privileges. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-1324.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-apport

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