USN-4052-1: Whoopsie vulnerability
09 July 2019
Whoopsie could be made to crash or expose sensitive information if it processed a specially crafted crash report.
- whoopsie - Ubuntu error tracker submission
Kevin Backhouse discovered Whoopsie incorrectly handled very large crash
reports. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service or expose sensitive information.
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.