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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-14180): Apport regression

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) November 15, 2017 November 16, 2017 April 25, 2018

Description

Apport 2.13 through 2.20.7 does not properly handle crashes originating from a PID namespace 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, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-14179.

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Solution

ubuntu-upgrade-apport