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Summary
Title GLib regression
Informations
NameUSN-4049-3First vendor Publication2019-08-05
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2019-08-05
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

USN-4049-1 introduced a regression in GLib.

Software Description: - glib2.0: GLib Input, Output and Streaming Library (fam module)

Details:

USN-4049-1 fixed a vulnerability in GLib. The update introduced a regression in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS causing a possibly memory leak. This update fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that GLib created directories and files without properly
restricting permissions. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access
sensitive information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libglib2.0-0 2.48.2-0ubuntu4.4
libglib2.0-bin 2.48.2-0ubuntu4.4

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4049-3
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4049-1
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1838890

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glib2.0/2.48.2-0ubuntu4.4

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4049-3

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DateInformations
2019-08-06 00:19:15
  • First insertion