Exploit the possiblities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2184-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2184-1
Posted Apr 29, 2014
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2184-1 - Frederic Bardy discovered that Unity incorrectly filtered keyboard shortcuts when the screen was locked. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to run commands, and unlock the current session. Giovanni Mellini discovered that Unity could display the Dash in certain conditions when the screen was locked. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to run commands, and unlock the current session.

tags | advisory, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | 02967c10b021ac963a0d5b953d4628d9

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2184-1

Change Mirror Download
============================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2184-1
April 29, 2014

unity vulnerabilities
============================================================================

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

The Unity lock screen could be bypassed.

Software Description:
- unity: Interface designed for efficiency of space and interaction.

Details:

Fr=C3=A9d=C3=A9ric Bardy discovered that Unity incorrectly filtered keyboard
shortcuts when the screen was locked. A local attacker could possibly use
this issue to run commands, and unlock the current session.

Giovanni Mellini discovered that Unity could display the Dash in certain
conditions when the screen was locked. A local attacker could possibly use
this issue to run commands, and unlock the current session.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
unity 7.2.0+14.04.20140423-0ubuntu1.1

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2184-1
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1308850, https://launchpad.net/bugs/1313885

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/7.2.0+14.04.20140423-0ubuntu1.1

Comments

RSS Feed Subscribe to this comment feed

No comments yet, be the first!

Login or Register to post a comment

Want To Donate?


Bitcoin: 18PFeCVLwpmaBuQqd5xAYZ8bZdvbyEWMmU

File Archive:

January 2018

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Jan 1st
    2 Files
  • 2
    Jan 2nd
    13 Files
  • 3
    Jan 3rd
    16 Files
  • 4
    Jan 4th
    39 Files
  • 5
    Jan 5th
    26 Files
  • 6
    Jan 6th
    40 Files
  • 7
    Jan 7th
    2 Files
  • 8
    Jan 8th
    16 Files
  • 9
    Jan 9th
    25 Files
  • 10
    Jan 10th
    28 Files
  • 11
    Jan 11th
    44 Files
  • 12
    Jan 12th
    32 Files
  • 13
    Jan 13th
    2 Files
  • 14
    Jan 14th
    4 Files
  • 15
    Jan 15th
    31 Files
  • 16
    Jan 16th
    15 Files
  • 17
    Jan 17th
    16 Files
  • 18
    Jan 18th
    24 Files
  • 19
    Jan 19th
    15 Files
  • 20
    Jan 20th
    5 Files
  • 21
    Jan 21st
    0 Files
  • 22
    Jan 22nd
    0 Files
  • 23
    Jan 23rd
    0 Files
  • 24
    Jan 24th
    0 Files
  • 25
    Jan 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Jan 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Jan 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Jan 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Jan 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Jan 30th
    0 Files
  • 31
    Jan 31st
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2018 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close