Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4955-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4955-1
May 17, 2021

rust-pleaser vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 21.04

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Please.

Software Description:
- rust-pleaser: Please, a polite regex-first sudo alternative

Details:

Matthias Gerstner discovered that Please contained multiple security
issues. A local attacker could use these issues to cause Please to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly escalate privileges.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 21.04:
pleaser 0.4.1-1~21.04.2

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

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4955-1
CVE-2021-31153, CVE-2021-31154, CVE-2021-31155

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rust-pleaser/0.4.1-1~21.04.2

 

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