[USN-3379-1] Shotwell vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Aug 7 15:20:13 UTC 2017


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3379-1
August 07, 2017

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

- Ubuntu 17.04
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Shotwell could be made to expose sensitive information over the
network.

Software Description:
- shotwell: digital photo organizer

Details:

It was discovered that Shotwell is vulnerable to an information
disclosure in the web publishing plugins resulting in potential
password and oauth token plaintext transmission.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.04:
  shotwell                        0.22.0+git20160108.r1.f2fb1f7-
0ubuntu3.1
  shotwell-common                 0.22.0+git20160108.r1.f2fb1f7-
0ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  shotwell                        0.22.0+git20160108.r1.f2fb1f7-
0ubuntu1.1
  shotwell-common                 0.22.0+git20160108.r1.f2fb1f7-
0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  shotwell                        0.18.0-0ubuntu4.5
  shotwell-common                 0.18.0-0ubuntu4.5

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

References:
  https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3379-1
  CVE-2017-1000024

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/shotwell/0.22.0+git20160108.r1.f
2fb1f7-0ubuntu3.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/shotwell/0.22.0+git20160108.r1.f
2fb1f7-0ubuntu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/shotwell/0.18.0-0ubuntu4.5
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