USN-4170-1: Whoopsie vulnerability
30 October 2019
Whoopsie could be made to crash, expose sensitive information or run programs 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, expose sensitive information or execute code as the whoopsie
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.