[USN-4677-2] p11-kit vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Jan 6 15:26:31 UTC 2021
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4677-2
January 06, 2021
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Several security issues were fixed in p11-kit.
- p11-kit: p11-glue utilities
USN-4677-1 fixed a vulnerability in p11-kit. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
David Cook discovered that p11-kit incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. An attacker could use this issue to cause p11-kit to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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