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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2020-16126): AccountsService vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2020-16126): AccountsService vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/03/2020
Created
11/06/2020
Added
11/04/2020
Modified
06/01/2021

Description

An Ubuntu-specific modification to AccountsService in versions before 0.6.55-0ubuntu13.2, among other earlier versions, improperly dropped the ruid, allowing untrusted users to send signals to AccountService, thus stopping it from handling D-Bus messages in a timely fashion.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-accountsservice
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libaccountsservice0

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