USN-2741-1: Unity Settings Daemon vulnerability
16 September 2015
Unity Settings Daemon would allow mounting removable media while the screen is locked.
- unity-settings-daemon - daemon handling the Unity session settings
It was discovered that the Unity Settings Daemon incorrectly allowed
removable media to be mounted when the screen is locked. If a vulnerability
were discovered in some other desktop component, such as an image library,
a local attacker could possibly use this issue to gain access to the
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.