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Ubuntu: USN-3310-1 (CVE-2017-8829): lintian vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3310-1 (CVE-2017-8829): lintian vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/08/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/06/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

Deserialization vulnerability in lintian through 2.5.50.3 allows attackers to trigger code execution by requesting a review of a source package with a crafted YAML file.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-lintian

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