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USN-2618-1: python-dbusmock vulnerability

21 May 2015

python-dbusmock could be tricked into running arbitrary programs.

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Packages

Details

It was discovered that python-dbusmock incorrectly handled template
loading from shared directories. A local attacker could possibly use this
issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 15.04
Ubuntu 14.10
Ubuntu 14.04

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

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