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: 2.20.11-0ubuntu50.5
Release: groovy (20.10)
Level: updates
Repository: universe


Other versions of "apport" in Groovy

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base universe 2.20.11-0ubuntu50
base main 2.20.11-0ubuntu50
security main 2.20.11-0ubuntu50.5
security universe 2.20.11-0ubuntu50.5
updates main 2.20.11-0ubuntu50.5

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Version: 2.20.11-0ubuntu50.5 2021-02-02 20:07:56 UTC

  apport (2.20.11-0ubuntu50.5) groovy-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: 2.20.11-0ubuntu50.3 2020-12-14 20:06:20 UTC

  apport (2.20.11-0ubuntu50.3) groovy; urgency=medium

  * data/apport: only drop supplemental groups if we are root. (LP: #1906565)

 -- Brian Murray <email address hidden> Wed, 02 Dec 2020 12:51:33 -0800

Source diff to previous version
1906565 traceback when running apport as non-root user

Version: 2.20.11-0ubuntu50.2 2020-11-25 01:11:34 UTC

  apport (2.20.11-0ubuntu50.2) groovy; urgency=medium

  * data/apport: Modify the check for whether or not a process is running in
    the same namespace so that crashes from processes running protected in the
    system.slice are considered as being from the same namespace. (LP: #1870060)

 -- Brian Murray <email address hidden> Mon, 16 Nov 2020 14:33:58 -0800

Source diff to previous version
1870060 systemd ProtectSystem/mount namespace makes apport fail (impact most of our default system services)

Version: 2.20.11-0ubuntu50.1 2020-11-12 16:07:45 UTC

  apport (2.20.11-0ubuntu50.1) groovy-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
    - data/apport: drop supplemental groups.

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

1903332 Apport get_config incorrectly drops privileges

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