USN-6166-2

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6166-2
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-6166-2.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-6166-2
Related
Published
2023-06-19T11:49:36.125855Z
Modified
2023-06-19T11:49:36.125855Z
Summary
libcap2 vulnerability
Details

USN-6166-1 fixed a vulnerability in libcap2. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 16.04 ESM and Ubuntu 18.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Richard Weinberger discovered that libcap2 incorrectly handled certain long input strings. An attacker could use this issue to cause libcap2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-2603)

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:Pro:14.04:LTS / libcap2

Package

Name
libcap2

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
1:2.24-0ubuntu2+esm1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "Available with Ubuntu Pro: https://ubuntu.com/pro",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "libpam-cap": "1:2.24-0ubuntu2+esm1",
            "libcap2": "1:2.24-0ubuntu2+esm1",
            "libcap2-bin": "1:2.24-0ubuntu2+esm1",
            "libcap-dev": "1:2.24-0ubuntu2+esm1"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:Pro:18.04:LTS / libcap2

Package

Name
libcap2

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
1:2.25-1.2ubuntu0.1~esm1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "Available with Ubuntu Pro: https://ubuntu.com/pro",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "libpam-cap": "1:2.25-1.2ubuntu0.1~esm1",
            "libcap2": "1:2.25-1.2ubuntu0.1~esm1",
            "libcap2-bin": "1:2.25-1.2ubuntu0.1~esm1",
            "libcap-dev": "1:2.25-1.2ubuntu0.1~esm1"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:Pro:16.04:LTS / libcap2

Package

Name
libcap2

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
1:2.24-12ubuntu0.1~esm1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "Available with Ubuntu Pro: https://ubuntu.com/pro",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "libpam-cap": "1:2.24-12ubuntu0.1~esm1",
            "libcap2": "1:2.24-12ubuntu0.1~esm1",
            "libcap2-bin": "1:2.24-12ubuntu0.1~esm1",
            "libcap-dev": "1:2.24-12ubuntu0.1~esm1"
        }
    ]
}