Executive Summary

Summary
Title Apport vulnerability
Informations
NameUSN-768-1First vendor Publication2009-04-29
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2009-04-29
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score1.9Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score3.4AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
Ubuntu 8.10
Ubuntu 9.04

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

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

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
apport 0.108.4

Ubuntu 8.10:
apport 0.119.2

Ubuntu 9.04:
apport 1.0-0ubuntu5.2

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

Details follow:

Stephane Chazelas discovered that Apport did not safely remove files from
its crash report directory. If Apport had been enabled at some point, a
local attacker could remove arbitrary files from the system.


Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-768-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-16Configuration

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1
Os3

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2009-05-20Name : SuSE Security Summary SUSE-SR:2009:010
File : nvt/suse_sr_2009_010.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
54173Apport on Ubuntu Unspecified Arbitrary Local File Deletion

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2009-07-21Name : The remote SuSE system is missing a security patch for apport
File : suse_11_1_apport-090422.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-30Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-768-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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