Vigil@nce - Apport: denial of service via Lock File Creation
November 2019 by Vigil@nce
SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Ubuntu.
Consequences: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 30/10/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Lock File Creation of Apport, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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