USN-3026-2: libusbmuxd vulnerability
5 July 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 15.10
libusbmuxd would allow unintended access to devices over the network.
- libusbmuxd - USB multiplexor daemon for iPhone and iPod Touch devices
It was discovered that libusbmuxd incorrectly handled socket permissions. A remote attacker could use this issue to access services on iOS devices, contrary to expectations.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.