CVE-2021-25683

Published on: 06/10/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 06/11/2021 11:11:00 AM UTC

CVE-2021-25683 - advisory for https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4720-1

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CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Apport from Canonical contain the following vulnerability:

It was discovered that the get_starttime() function in data/apport did not properly parse the /proc/pid/stat file from the kernel.

  • CVE-2021-25683 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Canonical - apport version < 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Canonical - apport version < 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Canonical - apport version < 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Canonical - apport version < 2.20.11-0ubuntu50.5

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Bug #1912326 “Privilege escalation to root with core file dump” : Bugs : apport package : Ubuntu bugs.launchpad.net
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URL Logo MISC bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apport/+bug/1912326

Known Affected Software

Vendor Product Version
Canonical apport< 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30
Canonical apport< 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.23
Canonical apport< 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.16
Canonical apport< 2.20.11-0ubuntu50.5

Discovery Credit

Itai Greenhut

Social Mentions

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