Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : apport vulnerability (USN-2007-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Martin Carpenter discovered that Apport set incorrect permissions on
core dump files generated by setuid binaries. A local attacker could
possibly use this issue to obtain privileged information.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected apport package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70607 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1067