USN-3323-2: GNU C Library vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3323-2
29th June, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Gnu C library could be made to run programs as an administrator.
– GNU C Library
USN-3323-1 fixed a vulnerability in the GNU C Library. This update provides the
corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that the GNU C library did not properly handle memory
when processing environment variables for setuid programs. A local attacker
could use this in combination with another vulnerability to gain
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
To update your system, please follow these instructions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.