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CVE-2021-32547

Published: 25 May 2021

It was discovered that read_file() in apport/hookutils.py would follow symbolic links or open FIFOs. When this function is used by the openjdk-lts package apport hooks, it could expose private data to other local users.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
apport
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
focal
Released (2.20.11-0ubuntu27.18)
groovy
Released (2.20.11-0ubuntu50.7)
hirsute
Released (2.20.11-0ubuntu65.1)
impish
Released (2.20.11-0ubuntu67)
jammy
Released (2.20.11-0ubuntu67)
trusty
Released (2.14.1-0ubuntu3.29+esm7)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30+esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
bionic
Released (2.20.9-0ubuntu7.24)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact None
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N