06 September 2017
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2017.2230 Bazaar vulnerability 6 September 2017 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Bazaar Publisher: Ubuntu Operating System: Ubuntu UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX) Windows Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade Original Bulletin: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3411-1 Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators running Bazaar check for an updated version of the software for their operating system. - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- ========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3411-1 September 06, 2017 bzr vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - - Ubuntu 17.04 - - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Summary: Bazaar could be made run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted URL. Software Description: - - bzr: easy to use distributed version control system Details: Adam Collard discovered that Bazaar did not properly handle host names in 'bzr+ssh://' URLs. A remote attacker could use this to construct a bazaar repository URL that when accessed could run arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 17.04: bzr 2.7.0+bzr6619-7ubuntu0.1 python-bzrlib 2.7.0+bzr6619-7ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: bzr 2.7.0-2ubuntu3.1 python-bzrlib 2.7.0-2ubuntu3.1 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: bzr 2.6.0+bzr6593-1ubuntu1.6 python-bzrlib 2.6.0+bzr6593-1ubuntu1.6 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3411-1 https://launchpad.net/bugs/1710979 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bzr/2.7.0+bzr6619-7ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bzr/2.7.0-2ubuntu3.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bzr/2.6.0+bzr6593-1ubuntu1.6 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. 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