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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3888-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3888-1
Posted Feb 13, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3888-1 - It was discovered that GVfs incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2019-3827
MD5 | 112112f7c84557975958b891a4302b0e

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3888-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3888-1
February 12, 2019

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

- Ubuntu 18.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

GVfs could be made to expose sensitive information if it received
a specially crafted input.

Software Description:
- gvfs: userspace virtual filesystem - GIO module

Details:

It was discovered that GVfs incorrectly handled certain inputs. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.10:
gvfs 1.38.1-0ubuntu1.2
gvfs-backends 1.38.1-0ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
gvfs 1.36.1-0ubuntu1.3
gvfs-backends 1.36.1-0ubuntu1.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3888-1
CVE-2019-3827

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gvfs/1.38.1-0ubuntu1.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gvfs/1.36.1-0ubuntu1.3

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