USNs for ubuntu 19.10

USN-4196-1: python-ecdsa vulnerabilities

It was discovered that python-ecdsa incorrectly handled certain signatures. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause python-ecdsa to generate unexpected exceptions, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-14853) It was discovered that python-ecdsa incorrectly verified DER encoding in signatures. A remote attacker could use…

18 November 2019

USN-4195-1: MySQL vulnerabilities

Multiple security issues were discovered in MySQL and this update includes new upstream MySQL versions to fix these issues. MySQL has been updated to 8.0.18 in Ubuntu 19.10. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 19.04 have been updated to MySQL 5.7.28. In addition to security fixes, the updated packages contain bug fixes, new features,…

18 November 2019

USN-4194-1: postgresql-common vulnerability

Rich Mirch discovered that the postgresql-common pg_ctlcluster script incorrectly handled directory creation. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges.

14 November 2019

USN-4193-1: Ghostscript vulnerability

Paul Manfred and Lukas Schauer discovered that Ghostscript incorrectly handled certain PostScript files. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to access arbitrary files, execute arbitrary code, or cause a denial of service.

14 November 2019

USN-4192-1: ImageMagick vulnerabilities

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain malformed image files. If a user or automated system using ImageMagick were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.

14 November 2019

USN-4191-1: QEMU vulnerabilities

It was discovered that the LSI SCSI adapter emulator implementation in QEMU did not properly validate executed scripts. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2019-12068) Sergej Schumilo, Cornelius Aschermann and Simon Wörner discovered that the qxl paravirtual graphics driver implementation in QEMU contained a…

14 November 2019

USN-4183-2: Linux kernel vulnerability

USN-4183-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. It was discovered that the kernel fix for CVE-2019-0155 (i915 missing Blitter Command Streamer check) was incomplete on 64-bit Intel x86 systems. This update addresses the issue. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: Stephan van Schaik, Alyssa Milburn, Sebastian…

13 November 2019

USN-4189-1: DPDK vulnerability

Jason Wang discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled certain messages. An attacker in a malicious container could possibly use this issue to cause DPDK to leak resources, resulting in a denial of service.

13 November 2019

USN-4183-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Stephan van Schaik, Alyssa Milburn, Sebastian Österlund, Pietro Frigo, Kaveh Razavi, Herbert Bos, Cristiano Giuffrida, Giorgi Maisuradze, Moritz Lipp, Michael Schwarz, Daniel Gruss, and Jo Van Bulck discovered that Intel processors using Transactional Synchronization Extensions (TSX) could expose memory contents previously stored in…

13 November 2019

USN-4182-1: Intel Microcode update

Stephan van Schaik, Alyssa Milburn, Sebastian Österlund, Pietro Frigo, Kaveh Razavi, Herbert Bos, Cristiano Giuffrida, Giorgi Maisuradze, Moritz Lipp, Michael Schwarz, Daniel Gruss, and Jo Van Bulck discovered that Intel processors using Transactional Synchronization Extensions (TSX) could expose memory contents previously stored in…

12 November 2019

USN-4181-1: WebKitGTK+ vulnerabilities

A large number of security issues were discovered in the WebKitGTK+ Web and JavaScript engines. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious website, a remote attacker could exploit a variety of issues related to web browser security, including cross-site scripting attacks, denial of service attacks, and arbitrary code execution.

12 November 2019

USN-4179-1: FriBidi vulnerability

Alex Murray discovered a stack-based buffer overflow when handling a large number of unicode isolate directives. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.

7 November 2019

USN-4177-1: Rygel vulnerability

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.

6 November 2019

USN-4176-1: GNU cpio vulnerability

Thomas Habets discovered that GNU cpio incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to privilege escalation.

6 November 2019

USN-4165-2: Firefox regressions

USN-4165-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The update introduced various minor regressions. This update fixes the problems. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially…

5 November 2019

USN-4175-1: Nokogiri vulnerability

It was discovered that Nokogiri incorrectly handled inputs. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary OS commands.

5 November 2019

USN-4174-1: HAproxy vulnerability

It was discovered that HAproxy incorrectly handled certain HTTP requests. An attacker could possibly use this issue to a privilege escalation (Request Smuggling).

5 November 2019

USN-4171-3: Apport regression

USN-4171-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Apport. The update caused a regression in the Python Apport library. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: Kevin Backhouse discovered Apport would read its user-controlled settings file as the root user. This could be used by a local attacker to…

5 November 2019

USN-4170-3: Whoopsie regression

USN-4170-1 fixed a vulnerability in Whoopsie and USN-4170-2 fixed a subsequent regression. That update was incomplete and could still result in Whoopsie potentially crashing when uploading crash reports on some architectures. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: Kevin Backhouse…

5 November 2019

USN-4170-2: Whoopsie regression

USN-4170-1 fixed a vulnerability in Whoopsie. The update caused Whoopsie to crash when sending reports. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: Kevin Backhouse discovered Whoopsie incorrectly handled very large crash reports. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a…

30 October 2019

USN-4173-1: FreeTDS vulnerability

Felix Wilhelm discovered that FreeTDS incorrectly handled certain types after a protocol downgrade. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause FreeTDS to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

30 October 2019

USN-4172-1: file vulnerability

It was discovered that file incorrectly handled certain malformed files. An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

30 October 2019

USN-4171-1: Apport vulnerabilities

Kevin Backhouse discovered Apport would read its user-controlled settings file as the root user. This could be used by a local attacker to possibly crash Apport or have other unspecified consequences. (CVE-2019-11481) Sander Bos discovered a race-condition in Apport during core dump creation. This could be used by a local attacker to generate a…

30 October 2019

USN-4170-1: Whoopsie vulnerability

Kevin Backhouse discovered Whoopsie incorrectly handled very large crash reports. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service, expose sensitive information or execute code as the whoopsie user.

30 October 2019

USN-4167-1: Samba vulnerabilities

Michael Hanselmann discovered that the Samba client code incorrectly handled path separators. If a user were tricked into connecting to a malicious server, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause the client to access local pathnames instead of network pathnames. (CVE-2019-10218) Simon Fonteneau and Björn Baumbach discovered that Samba…

29 October 2019

USN-4166-1: PHP vulnerability

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain paths when being used in FastCGI configurations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

28 October 2019

USN-4165-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, bypass security restrictions, bypass same-origin restrictions, conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, bypass content security policy (CSP)…

23 October 2019

USN-4164-1: Libxslt vulnerabilities

It was discovered that Libxslt incorrectly handled certain documents. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information. This issue not affected Ubuntu 19.10. (CVE-2019-13117, CVE-2019-13118) It was discovered that Libxslt incorrectly handled certain documents. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary…

22 October 2019

USN-4161-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

It was discovered that the IPv6 routing implementation in the Linux kernel contained a reference counting error leading to a use-after-free vulnerability. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.

21 October 2019

USN-4159-1: Exiv2 vulnerability

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

21 October 2019

USN-4155-2: Aspell vulnerability

USN-4155-1 fixed a vulnerability in Aspell. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 19.10. Original advisory details: It was discovered that Aspell incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could potentially access sensitive information.

21 October 2019