[USN-2413-1] AppArmor vulnerability
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Thu Nov 20 21:09:14 UTC 2014
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2413-1
November 20, 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
apparmor_parser could allow applications that are confined by AppArmor to gain
unintended access to resources.
- apparmor: Linux security system
An 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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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