Package "util-linux"

Name: util-linux


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

  • tool to run a program with different Linux privilege settings

Latest version: 2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.7
Release: bionic (18.04)
Level: updates
Repository: universe


Other versions of "util-linux" in Bionic

Repository Area Version
base main 2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3
base universe 2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3
security main 2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.7
security universe 2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.7
updates main 2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.7

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Version: 2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.7 2020-09-17 13:06:24 UTC

  util-linux (2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.7) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: privilege escalation via bash completion umount script
    - debian/patches/CVE-2018-7738.patch: use findmnt, escape a space in
      paths in bash-completion/umount.
    - CVE-2018-7738

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:43:15 -0400

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2018-7738 In util-linux before 2.32-rc1, bash-completion/umount allows local users to gain privileges by embedding shell commands in a mountpoint name, which i

Version: 2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.6 2020-03-23 19:06:21 UTC

  util-linux (2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.6) bionic; urgency=medium

  * d/p/hwclock_fix_audit_status.patch: reverse hwclock exit status
    so to match audit_log_user_message(3) semantics. (LP: #1865504)

 -- Joy Latten <email address hidden> Thu, 05 Mar 2020 11:23:23 -0600

Source diff to previous version
1865504 hwclock reports incorrect status in audit message

Version: 2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.5 2020-02-03 15:07:13 UTC

  util-linux (2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.5) bionic; urgency=medium

  * d/p/libblkid-xfs-log-check-for-reg-xfs-on-more-sectors.patch:
    fix ambivalent detection of bcache and xfs_external_log
    due to regular xfs on bcache backing device. (LP: #1858802)

 -- Mauricio Faria de Oliveira <email address hidden> Wed, 08 Jan 2020 15:31:23 -0300

Source diff to previous version
1858802 libblkid: no bcache UUID due to ambivalent detection of bcache and xfs_external_log for regular xfs in bcache backing device

Version: 2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.4 2019-09-02 10:06:18 UTC

  util-linux (2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.4) bionic; urgency=medium

  * d/p/prevent-fstrim-inside-container.patch:
    - Prevent fstrim to run inside a container environment.
    (LP: #1589289)

 -- Eric Desrochers <email address hidden> Thu, 22 Aug 2019 23:47:46 +0000

Source diff to previous version
1589289 fstrim: cannot open /dev/.lxd-mounts: Permission denied

Version: 2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.3 2019-01-17 21:07:07 UTC

  util-linux (2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3.3) bionic; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/support_alternate_partition_sep.patch: support alternate
    partition separators. Common cases of no separator, using "p" only, and
    "-part" (the only previously supported), are covered now, which should
    let fdisk show partitions in a way closer to reality on most systems.
    Patch from Kyle Mahlkuch, with changes by Karel Zak. (LP: #1784347)

 -- Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <email address hidden> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:29:48 -0400

1784347 ISST-LTE: KVM:UBUNTU1804: BostonLC: fdisk -l shows the conflicting partitions name for the mpath

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