USN-4049-2: GLib vulnerability
8 July 2019
GLib did not properly restrict directory and file permissions.
- glib2.0 - GLib Input, Output and Streaming Library (fam module)
USN-4049-1 fixed a vulnerability in GLib. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that GLib created directories and files without properly
restricting permissions. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access
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-4049-1: libglib2.0-dev-bin, libglib2.0-0-refdbg, libglib2.0-dev, libglib2.0-doc, libglib2.0-udeb, libglib2.0-data, libglib2.0-bin, glib2.0, libglib2.0-0, libglib2.0-tests