[USN-3772-1] UDisks vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Sep 26 18:30:32 UTC 2018
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3772-1
September 26, 2018
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.
- 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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
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