[USN-4452-1] libvirt vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Aug 4 18:41:47 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4452-1
August 04, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
libvirt could be made to run programs as an administrator.
- libvirt: Libvirt virtualization toolkit
Trent Shea discovered that the libvirt package set incorrect permissions on
the UNIX domain socket. A local attacker could use this issue to access
libvirt and escalate privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
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