USN-2576-2: 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
USN-2576-1 fixed a vulnerability in usb-creator. This update provides the
corresponding fix for Ubuntu 15.04.
Original advisory details:
Tavis Ormandy discovered that usb-creator was missing an authentication
check. A local attacker could use this issue to gain elevated privileges.