USN-3664-1

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3664-1
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-3664-1.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-3664-1
Related
  • CVE-2018-6552
Published
2018-05-30T17:13:09.248543Z
Modified
2018-05-30T17:13:09.248543Z
Summary
apport vulnerability
Details

Sander Bos discovered that Apport incorrectly handled core dumps when certain files are missing from /proc. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service, gain root privileges, or escape from containers.

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:18.04:LTS / apport

Package

Name
apport

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
2.20.9-0ubuntu7.1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "python3-apport": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.1",
            "apport-kde": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.1",
            "apport-gtk": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.1",
            "dh-apport": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.1",
            "apport-retrace": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.1",
            "python-problem-report": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.1",
            "python3-problem-report": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.1",
            "apport": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.1",
            "apport-valgrind": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.1",
            "apport-noui": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.1",
            "python-apport": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.1"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:16.04:LTS / apport

Package

Name
apport

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "python3-apport": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18",
            "apport-kde": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18",
            "apport-gtk": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18",
            "dh-apport": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18",
            "apport-retrace": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18",
            "python-problem-report": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18",
            "python3-problem-report": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18",
            "apport": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18",
            "apport-valgrind": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18",
            "apport-noui": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18",
            "python-apport": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18"
        }
    ]
}