USN-4177-1: Rygel vulnerability

6 November 2019

rygel vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 19.10

Summary

The system could be made to expose sensitive information.

Software Description

  • rygel - GNOME UPnP/DLNA services

Details

It was discovered that the Rygel package automatically started the daemon by default in user sessions. In certain environments, this resulted in media being shared contrary to expectations.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.10
rygel - 0.38.1-2ubuntu3.3

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes.

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