[USN-3772-1] UDisks vulnerability

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[USN-3772-1] UDisks vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers-3
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3772-1
September 26, 2018

udisks2 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Udisks could be made to crash or expose sensitive information.

Software Description:
- udisks2: service to access and manipulate storage devices

Details:

It was discovered that UDisks incorrectly handled format strings when
logging. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial
of service or obtain sensitive information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  udisks2                         2.7.6-3ubuntu0.2

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3772-1
  CVE-2018-17336

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/udisks2/2.7.6-3ubuntu0.2


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