USN-4204-1: psutil vulnerability
28 November 2019
psutil could be made to crash or run programs.
- python-psutil - module providing convenience functions for managing processes
Riccardo Schirone discovered that psutil incorrectly handled certain
reference counting operations. An attacker could use this issue to cause
psutil to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
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.