USN-3772-1: UDisks vulnerability
26 September 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Udisks could be made to crash or expose sensitive information.
- udisks2 - service to access and manipulate storage devices
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.
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.
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.