Executive Summary

Title systemd vulnerability
Name USN-4120-1 First vendor Publication 2019-09-03
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-09-03
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

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Cvss Impact Score N/A Attack Complexity N/A
Cvss Expoit Score N/A Authentication N/A
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


systemd-resolved would allow unprivileged users to change DNS settings.

Software Description: - systemd: system and service manager


It was discovered that the systemd-resolved D-Bus interface did not enforce appropriate access controls. A local unprivileged user could exploit this to modify a system's DNS resolver settings.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.04:
systemd 240-6ubuntu5.6

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
systemd 237-3ubuntu10.28

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4120-1

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Date Informations
2019-09-04 05:19:22
  • First insertion