USN-4051-2: Apport vulnerability
9 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: apport-gtk, apport-noui, apport, python-problem-report, apport-kde, apport-valgrind, python3-apport, apport-retrace, python3-problem-report, python-apport, dh-apport