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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2022-1215): libinput vulnerability

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2022-1215): libinput vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/20/2022
Created
04/23/2022
Added
04/21/2022
Modified
05/02/2022

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-5382-2:

USN-5382-1 fixed a vulnerability in libinput. This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

Albin Eldstål-Ahrens and Lukas Lamster discovered libinput did not properly handle input devices with specially crafted names. A local attacker with physical access could use this to cause libinput to crash or expose sensitive information.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libinput10

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