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Ubuntu: USN-4493-1 (CVE-2020-14382): cryptsetup vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4493-1 (CVE-2020-14382): cryptsetup vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/14/2020
Created
09/17/2020
Added
09/15/2020
Modified
10/20/2020

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-4493-1:

It was discovered that cryptsetup incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-cryptsetup

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