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Ubuntu: USN-4649-1 (CVE-2020-27748): xdg-utils vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4649-1 (CVE-2020-27748): xdg-utils vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/26/2020
Created
12/01/2020
Added
11/27/2020
Modified
06/14/2021

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-4649-1:

Jens Mueller discovered that xdg-utils incorrectly handled certain URI. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-xdg-utils

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