Package "apport"

Name: apport


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

  • KDE frontend for the apport crash report system
  • tools for automatically reporting Apport crash reports
  • valgrind wrapper that first downloads debug symbols
  • debhelper extension for the apport crash report system

Latest version: 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.21
Release: focal (20.04)
Level: updates
Repository: universe


Other versions of "apport" in Focal

Repository Area Version
base universe 2.20.11-0ubuntu27
base main 2.20.11-0ubuntu27
security main 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.21
security universe 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.21
updates main 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.21

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Version: 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.21 2021-10-25 12:06:26 UTC

  apport (2.20.11-0ubuntu27.21) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: Privilege escalation via core files
    - refactor privilege dropping and create core files in a well-known
      directory in apport/fileutils.py, apport/report.py, data/apport,
      test/test_fileutils.py, test/test_report.py,
      test/test_signal_crashes.py, test/test_ui.py.
    - use systemd-tmpfiles to create and manage the well-known core file
      directory in setup.py, data/systemd/apport.conf,

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Mon, 18 Oct 2021 07:48:31 -0400

Source diff to previous version

Version: 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.20 2021-09-14 14:06:47 UTC

  apport (2.20.11-0ubuntu27.20) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: Arbitrary file read (LP: #1934308)
    - data/general-hooks/ubuntu.py: don't attempt to include emacs
      byte-compilation logs, they haven't been generated by the emacs
      packages in a long time.
    - CVE-2021-3709
  * SECURITY UPDATE: Info disclosure via path traversal (LP: #1933832)
    - apport/hookutils.py, test/test_hookutils.py: detect path traversal
      attacks, and directory symlinks.
    - CVE-2021-3710

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Thu, 26 Aug 2021 10:30:01 -0400

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2021-3709 RESERVED
CVE-2021-3710 RESERVED

Version: 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.18 2021-05-25 18:06:35 UTC

  apport (2.20.11-0ubuntu27.18) focal-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,
  * SECURITY UPDATE: info disclosure via modified config files spoofing
    (LP: #1917904)
    - backends/packaging-apt-dpkg.py: properly terminate arguments in
    - 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: 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.17 2021-05-06 12:06:23 UTC

  apport (2.20.11-0ubuntu27.17) focal; urgency=medium

  * data/general-hooks/ubuntu.py: tag bugs from Raspberry Pi images and RISCV
    images appropriately. (LP: #1920837)
  * apport/hookutils.py: spawn pkttyagent so that log files can be gathered as
    root in a non-graphical environment (LP: #1821415). Thanks to Iain Lane
    for the patch.
  * apport/hookutils.py: root access is needed to read the
    casper-md5check.json file so switch to using that. (LP: #1922937)

 -- Brian Murray <email address hidden> Mon, 26 Apr 2021 13:28:49 -0700

Source diff to previous version
1920837 apport bugs from official raspi or riscv images are not identified
1821415 pkexec fails in a non-graphical environment
1922937 reading casper-md5check.json fails

Version: 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16 2021-02-02 20:07:56 UTC

  apport (2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16) focal-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

CVE-2021-25682 RESERVED
CVE-2021-25683 RESERVED
CVE-2021-25684 RESERVED

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