[USN-4590-1] Collabtive vulnerability

Avital Ostromich avital.ostromich at canonical.com
Mon Oct 19 18:14:18 UTC 2020

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4590-1
October 19, 2020

collabtive vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Collabtive could be made to run programs if it received
specially crafted network traffic from an authenticated user.

Software Description:
- collabtive: Web-based project management software


It was discovered that Collabtive did not properly validate avatar image
file uploads. An authenticated user could exploit this with a crafted file
to cause Collabtive to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-0258)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  collabtive                      2.0+dfsg-6ubuntu1.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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