USN-4720-1

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Related
  • CVE-2021-25682
  • CVE-2021-25683
  • CVE-2021-25684
Published
2021-02-02T18:06:56.791112Z
Modified
2021-02-02T18:06:56.791112Z
Summary
apport vulnerabilities
Details

Itai Greenhut discovered that Apport incorrectly parsed certain files in the /proc filesystem. A local attacker could use this issue to escalate privileges and run arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-25682, CVE-2021-25683)

Itai Greenhut discovered that Apport incorrectly handled opening certain special files. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Apport to hang, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-25684)

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:20.04:LTS / apport

Package

Name
apport

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "python3-apport": "2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16",
            "apport-kde": "2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16",
            "apport-gtk": "2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16",
            "dh-apport": "2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16",
            "apport-retrace": "2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16",
            "python3-problem-report": "2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16",
            "apport": "2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16",
            "apport-valgrind": "2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16",
            "apport-noui": "2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:18.04:LTS / apport

Package

Name
apport

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "python3-apport": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23",
            "apport-kde": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23",
            "apport-gtk": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23",
            "dh-apport": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23",
            "apport-retrace": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23",
            "python-problem-report": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23",
            "python3-problem-report": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23",
            "apport": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23",
            "apport-valgrind": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23",
            "apport-noui": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23",
            "python-apport": "2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:16.04:LTS / apport

Package

Name
apport

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "python3-apport": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30",
            "apport-kde": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30",
            "apport-gtk": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30",
            "dh-apport": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30",
            "apport-retrace": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30",
            "python-problem-report": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30",
            "python3-problem-report": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30",
            "apport": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30",
            "apport-valgrind": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30",
            "apport-noui": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30",
            "python-apport": "2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30"
        }
    ]
}