USN-4351-1: Linux firmware vulnerability
6 May 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
The system could be made to expose sensitive information.
- linux-firmware - Firmware for Linux kernel drivers
Eli Biham and Lior Neumann discovered that certain Bluetooth devices incorrectly validated key exchange parameters. An attacker could possibly use this issue to 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.