Package "pulseaudio"

Name: pulseaudio


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

  • Equalizer sink module for PulseAudio sound server
  • GSettings module for PulseAudio sound server
  • jackd modules for PulseAudio sound server
  • lirc module for PulseAudio sound server

Latest version: 1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3.8
Release: focal (20.04)
Level: security
Repository: universe


Other versions of "pulseaudio" in Focal

Repository Area Version
base main 1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3
base universe 1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3
security main 1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3.8
updates universe 1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3.13
updates main 1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3.13
proposed main 1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3.14
proposed universe 1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3.14

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Version: 1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3.8 2020-11-23 17:08:12 UTC

  pulseaudio (1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3.8) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: don't rely on SCM_CREDENTIALS to detect snap confined
    clients (LP: #1895928)
    - d/p/0409-pa-client-peer-credentials.patch: drop patch
    - d/p/0409-fix-arg-parsing-after-async-hook.patch: remains of old 0409
      patch not related to pa_creds.
    - d/p/0410-pa-client-peer-apparmor-label.patch: new patch, records
      AppArmor label in pa_client struct for native connections using
    - d/p/0702-add-snappy-policy-module.patch: use the AppArmor
      label in the pa_client rather than looking it up via the process ID
    - CVE-2020-16123
   * Don't block classic snaps from module loading/unloading (LP: #1886854)
    - d/p/0702-add-snappy-policy-module.patch: replace
      deny_to_snaps_hook with a version that allows classic snaps.

 -- James Henstridge <email address hidden> Thu, 15 Oct 2020 17:23:31 -0400

Source diff to previous version
1886854 Race in load-module snap policy check in classic confinement
CVE-2020-16123 RESERVED

Version: 1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3.2 2020-05-12 20:07:30 UTC

  pulseaudio (1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3.2) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: stop snaps from loading and unloading modules, to
    prevent bypass of audio recording restriction (LP: #1877102)
    - d/p/0407-access-Add-access-control-hooks.patch: make sure access
      hook IDs are non-zero.
    - d/p/0700-modules-add-snappy-policy-module.patch: Prevent snaps from
      controlling modules, terminating the daemon, or disconnecting clients.
    - CVE-2020-11931

 -- James Henstridge <email address hidden> Wed, 29 Apr 2020 18:44:47 +0800

1877102 snap policy module can be unloaded, circumventing audio recording restrictions for snaps

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