USN-4170-2: Whoopsie regression
30 October 2019
USN-4170-1 caused a regression in Whoopsie.
- whoopsie - Ubuntu error tracker submission
USN-4170-1 fixed a vulnerability in Whoopsie. The update caused Whoopsie to
crash when sending reports. This update fixes the problem.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Original advisory details:
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.