[ubuntu/wily-security] apport 2.19.1-0ubuntu4 (Accepted)

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Oct 27 12:31:41 UTC 2015

apport (2.19.1-0ubuntu4) wily-security; urgency=medium

  * test_backend_apt_dpkg.py: Reset internal apt caches between tests. Avoids
    random test failures due to leaking paths from previous test cases.
  * SECURITY FIX: When determining the path of a Python module for a program
    like "python -m module_name", avoid actually importing and running the
    module; this could lead to local root privilege escalation. Thanks to
    Gabriel Campana for discovering this and the fix!
    (CVE-2015-1341, LP: #1507480)

Date: 2015-10-23 17:22:13.454706+00:00
Changed-By: Martin Pitt <martin.pitt at ubuntu.com>
Signed-By: Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers at canonical.com>
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