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Vulnerability of Apport: information disclosure via Privileged Crash Dump

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via Privileged Crash Dump of Apport, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable software: Ubuntu.
Severity of this announce: 1/4.
Creation date: 30/10/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2019-15790, USN-4171-1, USN-4171-2, USN-4171-3, USN-4171-4, USN-4171-5, VIGILANCE-VUL-30745.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via Privileged Crash Dump of Apport, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This computer weakness note impacts software or systems such as Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security bulletin is low.

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 weakness announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Ubuntu: new apport packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 19.10: apport 2.20.11-0ubuntu8.6
  Ubuntu 19.04: apport 2.20.10-0ubuntu27.3
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: apport 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.12
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: apport 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.22
  Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: apport 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.29+esm3
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