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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.843719
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for apport USN-3480-3
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'apport'; package(s) announced via the USN-3480-3 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'apport'
package(s) announced via the USN-3480-3 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
USN-3480-2 fixed regressions in Apport. The update introduced a new
regression in the container support. This update addresses the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

Sander Bos discovered that Apport incorrectly handled core dumps for
setuid binaries. A local attacker could use this issue to perform a
denial of service via resource exhaustion or possibly gain root
privileges. (CVE-2017-14177)

Sander Bos discovered that Apport incorrectly handled core dumps for
processes in a different PID namespace. A local attacker could use
this issue to perform a denial of service via resource exhaustion or
possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2017-14180)

Affected Software/OS:
apport on Ubuntu 17.10,
Ubuntu 17.04,
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-14177
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-14180
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