USN-5243-1: AIDE vulnerability
20 January 2022
AIDE could be made to crash or run programs as an administrator if it opened a specially crafted file.
- aide - Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment
David Bouman discovered that AIDE incorrectly handled base64 operations. A
local attacker could use this issue to cause AIDE to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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.
- USN-5243-2: aide-common, aide, aide-xen, aide-dynamic