[USN-4595-1] Grunt vulnerability
emilia.torino at canonical.com
Tue Oct 20 22:00:36 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4595-1
October 20, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Grunt could be made to run programs if it received specially crafted input.
It was discovered that Grunt did not properly load yaml files. An
attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-7729)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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