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2020. július 8.

USN-4421-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

Multiple security issues were discovered in Thunderbird. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website in a browsing context, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, obtain sensitive information, or execute arbtirary code. (CVE-2020-12405, CVE-2020-12406, CVE-2020-12410, CVE-2020-12417, CVE-2020-12418, CVE-2020-12419, CVE-2020-12420) It was discovered that Thunderbird would continue an unencrypted connection when configured to use STARTTLS for IMAP if the server responded with PREAUTH. A remote attacker could potentially exploit this to perform a person-in-the-middle attack in order to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2020-12398) It was discovered that NSS showed timing differences when performing DSA signatures. An attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain private keys using a timing attack. (CVE-2020-12399) It was discovered that when performing add-on updates, certificate chains not terminating with built-in roots were silently rejected. This could result in add-ons becoming outdated. (CVE-2020-12421)
2020. július 7.

USN-4420-1: Cinder and os-brick vulnerability

David Hill and Eric Harney discovered that Cinder and os-brick incorrectly handled ScaleIO backend credentials. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
2020. július 6.

USN-4417-2: NSS vulnerability

USN-4417-1 fixed a vulnerability in NSS. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Cesar Pereida, Billy Bob Brumley, Yuval Yarom, and Nicola Tuveri discovered that NSS incorrectly handled RSA key generation. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a timing attack and recover RSA keys.
2020. július 6.

USN-4419-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

It was discovered that a race condition existed in the Precision Time Protocol (PTP) implementation in the Linux kernel, leading to a use-after- free vulnerability. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-10690) Matthew Sheets discovered that the SELinux network label handling implementation in the Linux kernel could be coerced into de-referencing a NULL pointer. A remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2020-10711) It was discovered that the SCSI generic (sg) driver in the Linux kernel did not properly handle certain error conditions correctly. A local privileged attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2020-12770) It was discovered that the USB Gadget device driver in the Linux kernel did not validate arguments passed from configfs in some situations. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly expose sensitive information. (CVE-2020-13143) Shijie Luo discovered that the ext4 file system implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly check for a too-large journal size. An attacker could use this to construct a malicious ext4 image that, when mounted, could cause a denial of service (soft lockup). (CVE-2020-8992)
2020. július 6.

USN-4418-1: OpenEXR vulnerabilities

It was discovered that OpenEXR incorrectly handled certain malformed EXR image files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted EXR image file, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
2020. július 6.

USN-4417-1: NSS vulnerability

Cesar Pereida, Billy Bob Brumley, Yuval Yarom, and Nicola Tuveri discovered that NSS incorrectly handled RSA key generation. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a timing attack and recover RSA keys.
2020. július 6.

USN-4415-1: coTURN vulnerabilities

Felix Dörre discovered that coTURN response buffer is not initialized properly. An attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2020-4067) It was discovered that coTURN web server incorrectly handled HTTP POST requests. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service, obtain sensitive information or other unspecified impact. (CVE-2020-6061, CVE-2020-6062)
2020. július 6.

USN-4416-1: GNU C Library vulnerabilities

Florian Weimer discovered that the GNU C Library incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-12133) It was discovered that the GNU C Library incorrectly handled certain SSE2-optimized memmove operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-18269) It was discovered that the GNU C Library incorrectly handled certain pathname operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-11236) It was discovered that the GNU C Library incorrectly handled certain AVX-512-optimized mempcpy operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-11237) It was discovered that the GNU C Library incorrectly handled certain hostname loookups. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-19591) Jakub Wilk discovered that the GNU C Library incorrectly handled certain memalign functions. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-6485) It was discovered that the GNU C Library incorrectly ignored the LD_PREFER_MAP_32BIT_EXEC environment variable after security transitions. A local attacker could use this issue to bypass ASLR restrictions. (CVE-2019-19126) It was discovered that the GNU C Library incorrectly handled certain regular expressions. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2019-9169) It was discovered that the GNU C Library incorrectly handled certain bit patterns. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-10029) It was discovered that the GNU C Library incorrectly handled certain signal trampolines on PowerPC. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-1751) It was discovered that the GNU C Library incorrectly handled tilde expansion. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-1752)
2020. július 2.

USN-4410-1: Net-SNMP vulnerability

A double-free bug was discovered in snmpd server. An authenticated user could potentially cause a DoS by sending a crafted request to the server. (CVE-2019-20892)
2020. július 2.

USN-4414-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

It was discovered that the network block device (nbd) implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly check for error conditions in some situations. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2019-16089) It was discovered that the btrfs file system implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly validate file system metadata in some situations. An attacker could use this to construct a malicious btrfs image that, when mounted, could cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2019-19036, CVE-2019-19318, CVE-2019-19813, CVE-2019-19816) It was discovered that the btrfs implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly detect that a block was marked dirty in some situations. An attacker could use this to specially craft a file system image that, when unmounted, could cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2019-19377) It was discovered that the kernel->user space relay implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly check return values in some situations. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2019-19462) Matthew Sheets discovered that the SELinux network label handling implementation in the Linux kernel could be coerced into de-referencing a NULL pointer. A remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2020-10711) It was discovered that the SCSI generic (sg) driver in the Linux kernel did not properly handle certain error conditions correctly. A local privileged attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2020-12770) It was discovered that the USB Gadget device driver in the Linux kernel did not validate arguments passed from configfs in some situations. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly expose sensitive information. (CVE-2020-13143) It was discovered that the efi subsystem in the Linux kernel did not handle memory allocation failures during early boot in some situations. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2019-12380) It was discovered that the btrfs file system in the Linux kernel in some error conditions could report register information to the dmesg buffer. A local attacker could possibly use this to expose sensitive information. (CVE-2019-19039)
2020. július 2.

USN-4413-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Matthew Sheets discovered that the SELinux network label handling implementation in the Linux kernel could be coerced into de-referencing a NULL pointer. A remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2020-10711) It was discovered that the SCSI generic (sg) driver in the Linux kernel did not properly handle certain error conditions correctly. A local privileged attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2020-12770) It was discovered that the USB Gadget device driver in the Linux kernel did not validate arguments passed from configfs in some situations. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly expose sensitive information. (CVE-2020-13143) Dmitry Vyukov discovered that the SELinux netlink security hook in the Linux kernel did not validate messages in some situations. A privileged attacker could use this to bypass SELinux netlink restrictions. (CVE-2020-10751) It was discovered that the KVM implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly deallocate memory on initialization for some processors. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2020-12768)
2020. július 2.

USN-4412-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Matthew Sheets discovered that the SELinux network label handling implementation in the Linux kernel could be coerced into de-referencing a NULL pointer. A remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2020-10711) It was discovered that the SCSI generic (sg) driver in the Linux kernel did not properly handle certain error conditions correctly. A local privileged attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2020-12770) It was discovered that the USB Gadget device driver in the Linux kernel did not validate arguments passed from configfs in some situations. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly expose sensitive information. (CVE-2020-13143) Dmitry Vyukov discovered that the SELinux netlink security hook in the Linux kernel did not validate messages in some situations. A privileged attacker could use this to bypass SELinux netlink restrictions. (CVE-2020-10751) It was discovered that the KVM implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly deallocate memory on initialization for some processors. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2020-12768)
2020. július 2.

USN-4411-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

It was discovered that the elf handling code in the Linux kernel did not initialize memory before using it in certain situations. A local attacker could use this to possibly expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2020-10732) Matthew Sheets discovered that the SELinux network label handling implementation in the Linux kernel could be coerced into de-referencing a NULL pointer. A remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2020-10711) It was discovered that the SCSI generic (sg) driver in the Linux kernel did not properly handle certain error conditions correctly. A local privileged attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2020-12770) It was discovered that the USB Gadget device driver in the Linux kernel did not validate arguments passed from configfs in some situations. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly expose sensitive information. (CVE-2020-13143) It was discovered that the KVM implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly deallocate memory on initialization for some processors. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2020-12768)
2020. július 2.

USN-4408-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, obtain sensitive information, bypass permission prompts, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-12415, CVE-2020-12416, CVE-2020-12417, CVE-2020-12418, CVE-2020-12419, CVE-2020-12420, CVE-2020-12422, CVE-2020-12424, CVE-2020-12425, CVE-2020-12426) It was discovered that when performing add-on updates, certificate chains not terminating with built-in roots were silently rejected. This could result in add-ons becoming outdated. (CVE-2020-12421)
2020. július 2.

USN-4409-1: Samba vulnerabilities

Andrew Bartlett discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain LDAP queries. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Samba to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-10730) Douglas Bagnall discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain queries. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2020-10745) Andrei Popa discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain LDAP queries. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Samba to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-10760)
2020. július 1.

USN-4407-1: LibVNCServer vulnerabilities

It was discovered that LibVNCServer incorrectly handled decompressing data. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause LibVNCServer to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-15680) It was discovered that an information disclosure vulnerability existed in LibVNCServer when sending a ServerCutText message. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2019-15681) It was discovered that LibVNCServer incorrectly handled cursor shape updates. If a user were tricked in to connecting to a malicious server, an attacker could possibly use this issue to cause LibVNCServer to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2019-15690, CVE-2019-20788) It was discovered that LibVNCServer incorrectly handled decoding WebSocket frames. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause LibVNCServer to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-18922)
2020. június 29.

USN-4406-1: Mailman vulnerability

mailman vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Summary

Mailman could be made to inject arbitrary content in the login page if it received a specially crafted input.

Software Description
  • mailman - Web-based mailing list manager (legacy branch)
Details

It was discovered that Mailman incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to inject arbitrary content in the login page.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
mailman - 1:2.1.26-1ubuntu0.3
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
mailman - 1:2.1.20-1ubuntu0.6

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References
2020. június 29.

USN-4405-1: GLib Networking vulnerability

It was discovered that glib-networking skipped hostname certificate verification if the application failed to specify the server identity. A remote attacker could use this to perform a person-in-the-middle attack and expose sensitive information.
2020. június 29.

USN-4406-1: Mailman vulnerability

It was discovered that Mailman incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to inject arbitrary content in the login page.
2020. június 29.

USN-4405-1: GLib Networking vulnerability

glib-networking vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 19.10
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Summary

Fraudulent security certificates could allow sensitive information to be exposed when accessing the Internet.

Software Description
  • glib-networking - Network extensions for GLib
Details

It was discovered that glib-networking skipped hostname certificate verification if the application failed to specify the server identity. A remote attacker could use this to perform a person-in-the-middle attack and expose sensitive information.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
glib-networking - 2.64.2-1ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 19.10
glib-networking - 2.62.1-1ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
glib-networking - 2.56.0-1ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
glib-networking - 2.48.2-1~ubuntu16.04.2

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References