USN-2153-1: initramfs-tools vulnerability
24 March 2014
initramfs-tools used incorrect mount options.
- initramfs-tools - tools for generating an initramfs
Kees Cook discovered that initramfs-tools incorrectly mounted /run without
the noexec option, contrary to expected behaviour.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.