USN-3400-1: Augeas vulnerability
21 August 2017
Augeas could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.
- augeas - Configuration editing tool
It was discovered that Augeas incorrectly handled certain strings.
An attacker could use this issue to cause Augeas to crash, leading
to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.