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juju-core vulnerability

  • Vendor: Ubuntu
  • Vendor ID: USN-3300-1
  • Date: May 26, 2017

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3300-1
May 26, 2017

juju-core vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 17.04
- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


The system could be made to run programs as an administrator.

Software Description:
- juju-core: next generation service orchestration system


Ryan Beisner discovered juju did not set permissions on a Unix domain
socket. A local attacker could use this flaw to gain administrative

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.04:
juju 2.0.2-0ubuntu2.1
juju-2.0 2.0.2-0ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 16.10:
juju 2.0.2-0ubuntu0.16.10.2
juju-2.0 2.0.2-0ubuntu0.16.10.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
juju 2.0.2-0ubuntu0.16.04.2
juju-2.0 2.0.2-0ubuntu0.16.04.2

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
juju 1.25.6-0ubuntu1.14.04.2
juju-core 1.25.6-0ubuntu1.14.04.2
juju-local 1.25.6-0ubuntu1.14.04.2
juju-local-kvm 1.25.6-0ubuntu1.14.04.2

After a standard system update you need to restart juju-core to make
all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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