[USN-1892-1] ubuntu-release-upgrader vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Jun 27 17:46:58 UTC 2013

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1892-1
June 27, 2013

ubuntu-release-upgrader vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.10


ubuntu-release-upgrader would crash when attempting to upgrade.

Software Description:
- ubuntu-release-upgrader: manage release upgrades


It was discovered that ubuntu-release-upgrader would fail when a user
requested an upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04. This would prevent a user from
migrating easily to Ubuntu 13.04 before the Ubuntu 12.10 support period

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.10:
  ubuntu-release-upgrader-gtk     1:0.190.7

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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