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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844424
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for pulseaudio (USN-4355-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'pulseaudio'; package(s) announced via the USN-4355-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'pulseaudio'
package(s) announced via the USN-4355-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
PulseAudio in Ubuntu contains additional functionality to mediate audio
recording for snap packages and it was discovered that this functionality
did not mediate PulseAudio module unloading. An attacker-controlled snap
with only the audio-playback interface connected could exploit this to
bypass access controls and record audio.

Affected Software/OS:
'pulseaudio' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
2.1

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-11931
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