[USN-4380-1] Apache Ant vulnerability
mike.salvatore at canonical.com
Mon Jun 1 20:14:17 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4380-1
June 01, 2020
Apache Ant vulnerability
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 19.10
Apache Ant could leak sensitive information or be made to run programs
as your login.
- ant: Java based build tool like make
It was discovered that Apache Ant created temporary files with insecure
permissions. An attacker could use this vulnerability to read sensitive
information leaked into /tmp, or potentially inject malicious code into a
project that is built with Apache Ant.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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