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USN-2413-1: AppArmor vulnerability

20 November 2014

apparmor_parser could allow applications that are confined by AppArmor to gain unintended access to resources.




An AppArmor policy miscompilation flaw was discovered in apparmor_parser. Under
certain circumstances, a malicious application could use this flaw to perform
operations that are not allowed by AppArmor policy. The flaw may also prevent
applications from accessing resources that are allowed by AppArmor policy.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04

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