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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4049-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4049-2
Posted Jul 8, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4049-2 - USN-4049-1 fixed a vulnerability in GLib. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. It was discovered that GLib created directories and files without properly restricting permissions. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2019-13012
MD5 | 66f40a6cb412f9a48f86efbc14838758

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4049-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4049-2
July 08, 2019

glib2.0 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

GLib did not properly restrict directory and file permissions.

Software Description:
- glib2.0: GLib Input, Output and Streaming Library (fam module)

Details:

USN-4049-1 fixed a vulnerability in GLib. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that GLib created directories and files without properly
restricting permissions. 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 14.04 ESM:
libglib2.0-0 2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm2
libglib2.0-bin 2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm2

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
libglib2.0-0 2.32.4-0ubuntu1.3
libglib2.0-bin 2.32.4-0ubuntu1.3

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4049-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4049-1
CVE-2019-13012

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