USN-3971-1: Monit vulnerabilities
8 May 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.10
Several security issues were fixed in Monit
- monit - utility for monitoring and managing daemons or similar programs
Zack Flack discovered that Monit incorrectly handled certain input. A remote authenticated user could exploit this to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2019-11454)
Zack Flack discovered a buffer overread when Monit decoded certain crafted URLs. An attacker could exploit this to leak potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2019-11455)
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.