[USN-4548-1] libuv vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Sep 28 16:16:51 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4548-1
September 28, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
libuv could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if it received a specially
- libuv1: asynchronous event notification library - runtime library
It was discovered that libuv incorrectly handled certain paths.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute
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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