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Vulnerability of Aptdaemon: information disclosure via Locale

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via Locale of Aptdaemon, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted products: Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Creation date: 24/09/2020.
Références of this threat: CVE-2020-15703, USN-4537-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-33411.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via Locale of Aptdaemon, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This computer weakness announce impacts software or systems such as Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security alert 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 vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

Ubuntu: new aptdaemon packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: aptdaemon 1.1.1+bzr982-0ubuntu32.2
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: aptdaemon 1.1.1+bzr982-0ubuntu19.4
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: aptdaemon 1.1.1+bzr982-0ubuntu14.4
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