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Vendor Canonical First view 2016-11-27
Product Ubuntu Linux Last view 2016-12-16
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CPE Product cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux

Activity : Overall

Related : CVE

  Date Alert Description
7.8 2016-12-16 CVE-2016-9950

An issue was discovered in Apport before 2.20.4. There is a path traversal issue in the Apport crash file "Package" and "SourcePackage" fields. These fields are used to build a path to the package specific hook files in the /usr/share/apport/package-hooks/ directory. An attacker can exploit this path traversal to execute arbitrary Python files from the local system.

7.8 2016-12-16 CVE-2016-9949

An issue was discovered in Apport before 2.20.4. In apport/ui.py, Apport reads the CrashDB field and it then evaluates the field as Python code if it begins with a "{". This allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary Python code.

7.8 2016-11-27 CVE-2015-1328

The overlayfs implementation in the linux (aka Linux kernel) package before 3.19.0-21.21 in Ubuntu through 15.04 does not properly check permissions for file creation in the upper filesystem directory, which allows local users to obtain root access by leveraging a configuration in which overlayfs is permitted in an arbitrary mount namespace.

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
33% (1) CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls
33% (1) CWE-94 Failure to Control Generation of Code ('Code Injection')
33% (1) CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path ...

SAINT Exploits

Description Link
Ubuntu overlayfs privilege elevation More info here

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2017-01-19 Ubuntu Apport CrashDB crash report code injection attempt
RuleID : 41041 - Type : OS-LINUX - Revision : 2
2017-01-19 Ubuntu Apport CrashDB crash report code injection attempt
RuleID : 41040 - Type : OS-LINUX - Revision : 2

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

id Description
2016-12-15 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-3157-1.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-06-22 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-2640-2.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-06-22 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-2642-2.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-06-22 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-2643-2.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-06-22 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-2644-2.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-06-22 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-2646-2.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-06-16 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-2640-1.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-06-16 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-2642-1.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-06-16 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-2643-1.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-06-16 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-2644-1.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-06-16 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-2645-1.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-06-16 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-2646-1.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-06-16 Name: The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File: ubuntu_USN-2647-1.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO