Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 17.04 : juju-core vulnerability (USN-3300-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 100509
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionRyan Beisner discovered juju did not set permissions on a Unix domain socket. A local attacker could use this flaw to gain administrative privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.