[USN-3721-1] Apache Ant vulnerability
mike.salvatore at canonical.com
Tue Jul 24 18:43:16 UTC 2018
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3721-1
July 24, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Apache Ant could be made to overwrite files.
- ant: Java based build tool like make
Danny Grander discovered that Apache Ant incorrectly handled certain
compressed files. If a user or automated system were tricked into
processing a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could use this issue
to overwrite arbitrary files.
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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