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

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13688
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13688
Title: USN-768-1 -- apport vulnerability
Description: 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.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): USN-768-1
CVE-2009-1295
Version: 7
Platform(s): Ubuntu 8.10
Ubuntu 8.04
Ubuntu 9.04
Product(s): apport
Definition Synopsis:

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 openSUSE host is missing a security update.
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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