USN-3772-1: UDisks vulnerability

26 September 2018

Udisks could be made to crash or expose sensitive information.



  • udisks2 - service to access and manipulate storage devices


It was discovered that UDisks incorrectly handled format strings when
logging. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial
of service or obtain sensitive information.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.