USN-4051-2: Apport vulnerability
09 July 2019
Apport could be made to expose sensitive information in crash reports.
- apport - automatically generate crash reports for debugging
USN-4051-1 fixed a vulnerability in apport. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Kevin Backhouse discovered a race-condition when reading the user's local
Apport configuration. This could be used by a local attacker to cause
Apport to include arbitrary files in a resulting crash report.
- USN-4051-1: python3-apport, python-apport, apport