Executive Summary

Summary
Title Whoopsie vulnerability
Informations
NameUSN-4170-1First vendor Publication2019-10-30
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2019-10-30
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector :
Cvss Base ScoreN/AAttack RangeN/A
Cvss Impact ScoreN/AAttack ComplexityN/A
Cvss Expoit ScoreN/AAuthenticationN/A
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Detail

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

- Ubuntu 19.10 - Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Whoopsie could be made to crash, expose sensitive information or run programs if it processed a specially crafted crash report.

Software Description: - whoopsie: Ubuntu error tracker submission

Details:

Kevin Backhouse discovered Whoopsie incorrectly handled very large crash reports. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service, expose sensitive information or execute code as the whoopsie user.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.10:
libwhoopsie0 0.2.66ubuntu0.1
whoopsie 0.2.66ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 19.04:
libwhoopsie0 0.2.64ubuntu0.2
whoopsie 0.2.64ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libwhoopsie0 0.2.62ubuntu0.2
whoopsie 0.2.62ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libwhoopsie0 0.2.52.5ubuntu0.2
whoopsie 0.2.52.5ubuntu0.2

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4170-1
CVE-2019-11484

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/whoopsie/0.2.66ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/whoopsie/0.2.64ubuntu0.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/whoopsie/0.2.62ubuntu0.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/whoopsie/0.2.52.5ubuntu0.2

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4170-1

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DateInformations
2019-10-30 09:19:34
  • First insertion