Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : udisks2 vulnerability (USN-3772-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 117806
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that UDisks incorrectly handled format strings when logging. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or obtain sensitive 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected udisks2 package.