USN-2576-1: usb-creator vulnerability
23 April 2015
usb-creator could be tricked into running programs as an administrator.
- usb-creator - create a startup disk using a CD or disc image
Tavis Ormandy discovered that usb-creator was missing an authentication
check. A local attacker could use this issue to gain elevated privileges.
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.