USN-3664-1: Apport vulnerability
30 May 2018
Apport could be tricked into causing a denial of service or escalate privileges.
- apport - automatically generate crash reports for debugging
Sander Bos discovered that Apport incorrectly handled core dumps when
certain files are missing from /proc. A local attacker could possibly use
this issue to cause a denial of service, gain root privileges, or escape
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.
- USN-3664-2: apport