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Vulnerability of Apport: file reading

Synthesis of the vulnerability

A local attacker can read a file of Apport, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 30/10/2019.
Références of this threat: CVE-2019-11481, USN-4171-1, USN-4171-2, USN-4171-3, USN-4171-4, VIGILANCE-VUL-30741.

Description of the vulnerability

A local attacker can read a file of Apport, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This threat impacts software or systems such as Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity bulletin.

Solutions for this threat

Ubuntu: new apport packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 19.10: apport 2.20.11-0ubuntu8.2
  Ubuntu 19.04: apport 2.20.10-0ubuntu27.3
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: apport 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.9
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: apport 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.21
  Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: apport 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.29+esm3
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