Package "packagekit"

Name: packagekit


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • Offer to install missing programs automatically
  • Install fonts automatically using PackageKit

Latest version: 1.1.9-1ubuntu2.18.04.6
Release: bionic (18.04)
Level: security
Repository: universe


Other versions of "packagekit" in Bionic

Repository Area Version
base universe 1.1.9-1ubuntu2
base main 1.1.9-1ubuntu2
security main 1.1.9-1ubuntu2.18.04.6
updates main 1.1.9-1ubuntu2.18.04.6
updates universe 1.1.9-1ubuntu2.18.04.6

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Version: 1.1.9-1ubuntu2.18.04.6 2020-09-24 15:06:24 UTC

  packagekit (1.1.9-1ubuntu2.18.04.6) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: information disclosure (LP: #1888887)
    - debian/patches/CVE-2020-16121.patch: hide failures behind a single
      error message in src/pk-transaction.c.
    - CVE-2020-16121
  * SECURITY UPDATE: untrusted local file installation (LP: #1882098)
    - debian/patches/CVE-2020-16122.patch: do not trust local packages in
    - CVE-2020-16122

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:01:04 -0400

1888887 Reading local files as root leads to sensitive information disclosure
1882098 Packagekit lets user install untrusted local packages in Bionic and Focal

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