CVE-2019-11481

Priority
Description
Kevin Backhouse discovered that apport would read a user-supplied
configuration file with elevated privileges. By replacing the file with a
symbolic link, a user could get apport to read any file on the system as
root, with unknown consequences.
Notes
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (2.14.1-0ubuntu3.29+esm2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2.20.1-0ubuntu2.20)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (2.20.9-0ubuntu7.8)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (2.20.11-0ubuntu8.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):released (2.20.11-0ubuntu10)
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Updated: 2020-03-18 22:53:51 UTC (commit 2ea7df7bd1e69e1e489978d2724a936eb3faa1b8)