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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844592
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for util-linux (USN-4512-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'util-linux'; package(s) announced via the USN-4512-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'util-linux'
package(s) announced via the USN-4512-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that the umount bash completion script shipped in
util-linux incorrectly handled certain mountpoints. If a local attacker
were able to create arbitrary mountpoints, another user could be tricked
into executing arbitrary code when attempting to run the umount command
with bash completion.

Affected Software/OS:
'util-linux' package(s) on Ubuntu 18.04 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-2018-7738
BugTraq ID: 103367
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103367
Debian Security Information: DSA-4134 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4134
https://bugs.debian.org/892179
https://github.com/karelzak/util-linux/commit/75f03badd7ed9f1dd951863d75e756883d3acc55
https://github.com/karelzak/util-linux/issues/539
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4512-1/
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