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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844529
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for apport (USN-4449-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'apport'; package(s) announced via the USN-4449-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'apport'
package(s) announced via the USN-4449-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Ryota Shiga discovered that Apport incorrectly dropped privileges when
making certain D-Bus calls. A local attacker could use this issue to read
arbitrary files. (CVE-2020-11936)

Seong-Joong Kim discovered that Apport incorrectly parsed configuration
files. A local attacker could use this issue to cause Apport to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-15701)

Ryota Shiga discovered that Apport incorrectly implemented certain checks.
A local attacker could use this issue to escalate privileges and run
arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-15702)

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

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-11936
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-15701
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-15702
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