[USN-3772-1] UDisks vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Sep 26 18:30:32 UTC 2018

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3772-1
September 26, 2018

udisks2 vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


Udisks could be made to crash or expose sensitive information.

Software Description:
- udisks2: service to access and manipulate storage devices


It was discovered that UDisks incorrectly handled format strings when
logging. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial
of service or obtain sensitive information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  udisks2                         2.7.6-3ubuntu0.2

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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