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Ubuntu: USN-4204-1 (CVE-2019-18874): psutil vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4204-1 (CVE-2019-18874): psutil vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/12/2019
Created
12/03/2019
Added
11/29/2019
Modified
11/29/2019

Description

psutil (aka python-psutil) through 5.6.5 can have a double free. This occurs because of refcount mishandling within a while or for loop that converts system data into a Python object.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-python-psutil
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python3-psutil

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-python-psutil
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python3-psutil

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