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Ubuntu: USN-5439-1 (CVE-2022-1804): AccountsService vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-5439-1 (CVE-2022-1804): AccountsService vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/24/2022
Created
05/27/2022
Added
05/25/2022
Modified
05/25/2022

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-5439-1:

Gunnar Hjalmarsson discovered that AccountsService incorrectly dropped privileges. A local user could possibly use this issue to cause AccountsService to crash or stop responding, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-1804)

Solution(s)

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

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