Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : apparmor vulnerability (USN-2413-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79383
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionAn AppArmor policy miscompilation flaw was discovered in apparmor_parser. Under certain circumstances, a malicious application could use this flaw to perform operations that are not allowed by AppArmor policy. The flaw may also prevent applications from accessing resources that are allowed by AppArmor policy.
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SolutionUpdate the affected apparmor package.