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USN-5439-1: AccountsService vulnerability

24 May 2022

AccountsService could be made to crash or stop responding.




Gunnar Hjalmarsson discovered that AccountsService incorrectly dropped
privileges. A local user could possibly use this issue to cause
AccountsService to crash or stop responding, resulting in a denial of
service. (CVE-2022-1804)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 22.04

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.