USN-4315-1

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4315-1
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-4315-1.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-4315-1
Related
  • CVE-2020-8831
  • CVE-2020-8833
Published
2020-04-02T00:55:53.884374Z
Modified
2020-04-02T00:55:53.884374Z
Summary
apport vulnerabilities
Details

Maximilien Bourgeteau discovered that the Apport lock file was created with insecure permissions. This could allow a local attacker to escalate their privileges via a symlink attack. (CVE-2020-8831)

Maximilien Bourgeteau discovered a race condition in Apport when setting crash report permissions. This could allow a local attacker to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack. (CVE-2020-8833)

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
2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "python3-apport": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14",
            "apport-kde": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14",
            "apport-gtk": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14",
            "dh-apport": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14",
            "apport-retrace": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14",
            "python-problem-report": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14",
            "python3-problem-report": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14",
            "apport": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14",
            "apport-valgrind": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14",
            "apport-noui": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14",
            "python-apport": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:16.04:LTS / apport

Package

Name
apport

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
2.20.1-0ubuntu2.23

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "python3-apport": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.23",
            "apport-kde": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.23",
            "apport-gtk": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.23",
            "dh-apport": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.23",
            "apport-retrace": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.23",
            "python-problem-report": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.23",
            "python3-problem-report": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.23",
            "apport": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.23",
            "apport-valgrind": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.23",
            "apport-noui": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.23",
            "python-apport": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.23"
        }
    ]
}