Executive Summary

Title GLib regression
Name USN-4049-4 First vendor Publication 2019-08-06
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-08-06
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


USN-4049-1 introduced a regression in GLib.

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


USN-4049-1 fixed a vulnerability in GLib. The update introduced a regression. 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 14.04 ESM:
libglib2.0-0 2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm3
libglib2.0-bin 2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm3

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
libglib2.0-0 2.32.4-0ubuntu1.4
libglib2.0-bin 2.32.4-0ubuntu1.4

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


Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4049-4

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Date Informations
2019-08-06 17:19:28
  • First insertion