13 March 2019
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2019.0787 WALinuxAgent vulnerability 13 March 2019 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: walinuxagent Publisher: Ubuntu Operating System: Ubuntu Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2019-0804 Reference: ASB-2019.0070 Original Bulletin: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3907-1 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- ========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3907-1 March 12, 2019 walinuxagent vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - - Ubuntu 18.10 - - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Summary: WALinuxAgent could be made to expose sensitive information. Software Description: - - walinuxagent: Windows Azure Linux Agent Details: It was discovered that WALinuxAgent created swap files with incorrect permissions. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive information from the swap file. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 18.10: walinuxagent 2.2.32-0ubuntu1~18.10.2 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: walinuxagent 2.2.32-0ubuntu1~18.04.2 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: walinuxagent 2.2.32-0ubuntu1~16.04.2 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: walinuxagent 2.2.32-0ubuntu1~14.04.2 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3907-1 CVE-2019-0804 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/walinuxagent/2.2.32-0ubuntu1~18.10.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/walinuxagent/2.2.32-0ubuntu1~18.04.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/walinuxagent/2.2.32-0ubuntu1~16.04.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/walinuxagent/2.2.32-0ubuntu1~14.04.2 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to email@example.com and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. 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