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Package "apport"

Name: apport

Description:

automatically generate crash reports for debugging

Latest version: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.24
Release: bionic (18.04)
Level: security
Repository: main
Homepage: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Apport

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Version: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.24 2021-05-25 18:06:26 UTC

  apport (2.20.9-0ubuntu7.24) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: Multiple arbitrary file reads (LP: #1917904)
    - apport/hookutils.py: don't follow symlinks and make sure the file
      isn't a FIFO in read_file().
    - test/test_hookutils.py: added symlink tests.
    - CVE-2021-32547, CVE-2021-32548, CVE-2021-32549, CVE-2021-32550,
      CVE-2021-32551, CVE-2021-32552, CVE-2021-32553, CVE-2021-32554,
      CVE-2021-32555
  * SECURITY UPDATE: info disclosure via modified config files spoofing
    (LP: #1917904)
    - backends/packaging-apt-dpkg.py: properly terminate arguments in
      get_modified_conffiles.
    - CVE-2021-32556
  * SECURITY UPDATE: arbitrary file write (LP: #1917904)
    - data/whoopsie-upload-all: don't follow symlinks and make sure the
      file isn't a FIFO in process_report().
    - CVE-2021-32557

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Tue, 18 May 2021 09:15:10 -0400

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2021-32547 RESERVED
CVE-2021-32548 RESERVED
CVE-2021-32549 RESERVED
CVE-2021-32550 RESERVED
CVE-2021-32551 RESERVED
CVE-2021-32552 RESERVED
CVE-2021-32553 RESERVED
CVE-2021-32554 RESERVED
CVE-2021-32555 RESERVED
CVE-2021-32556 RESERVED
CVE-2021-32557 RESERVED

Version: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23 2021-02-02 19:06:54 UTC

  apport (2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: multiple security issues (LP: #1912326)
    - CVE-2021-25682: error parsing /proc/pid/status
    - CVE-2021-25683: error parsing /proc/pid/stat
    - CVE-2021-25684: stuck reading fifo
    - data/apport: make sure existing report is a regular file.
    - apport/fileutils.py: move some logic here to skip over manipulated
      process names and filenames.
    - test/test_fileutils.py: added some parsing tests.

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Tue, 26 Jan 2021 07:21:46 -0500

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2021-25682 RESERVED
CVE-2021-25683 RESERVED
CVE-2021-25684 RESERVED

Version: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.20 2020-11-12 16:07:38 UTC

  apport (2.20.9-0ubuntu7.20) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * Various security hardening fixes (LP: #1903332)
    - apport/fileutils.py: drop privileges in the correct order, limit
      settings file size.
    - apport/apport/report.py: properly drop privileges, limit ignore file
      size.
    - data/apport: drop supplemental groups.

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Tue, 10 Nov 2020 15:03:57 -0500

Source diff to previous version
1903332 Apport get_config incorrectly drops privileges

Version: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.16 2020-08-04 19:07:03 UTC

  apport (2.20.9-0ubuntu7.16) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: information disclosure issue (LP: #1885633)
    - data/apport: also drop gid when checking if user session is closing.
    - CVE-2020-11936
  * SECURITY UPDATE: crash via malformed ignore file (LP: #1877023)
    - apport/report.py: don't crash on malformed mtime values.
    - CVE-2020-15701
  * SECURITY UPDATE: TOCTOU in core file location
    - data/apport: make sure the process hasn't been replaced after Apport
      has started.
    - CVE-2020-15702
  * apport/ui.py, test/test_ui.py: make sure a PID is specified when using
    --hanging (LP: #1876659)

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Fri, 24 Jul 2020 09:08:40 -0400

Source diff to previous version
1877023 Unhandled exception in check_ignored()
1876659 Unhandled exception in run_hang()
CVE-2020-11936 RESERVED
CVE-2020-15701 RESERVED
CVE-2020-15702 RESERVED

Version: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14 2020-04-02 03:06:29 UTC

  apport (2.20.9-0ubuntu7.14) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: World writable root owned lock file created in user
    controllable location (LP: #1862348)
    - data/apport: Change location of lock file to be directly under
      /var/run so that regular users can not directly access it or perform
      symlink attacks.
    - CVE-2020-8831
  * SECURITY UPDATE: Race condition between report creation and ownership
    (LP: #1862933)
    - data/apport: When setting owner of report file use a file-descriptor
      to the report file instead of its path name to ensure that users can
      not cause Apport to change the ownership of other files via a
      symlink attack.
    - CVE-2020-8833

 -- Alex Murray <email address hidden> Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:47:13 +1030

1862348 Apport lock file root privilege escalation
1862933 Apport crash report \u0026 cron script TOCTTOU
CVE-2020-8831 RESERVED
CVE-2020-8833 RESERVED



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