Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5095-1
September 29, 2021 commons-io vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: – Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary: Apache Commons IO could be made to expose sensitive information if it
    received a specially crafted input. Software Description:
  • commons-io: Common useful IO related classes Details: It was discovered that Apache Commons IO incorrectly handled certain inputs.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libcommons-io-java 2.6-2ubuntu0.20.04.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libcommons-io-java 2.6-2ubuntu0.18.04.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5095-1 CVE-2021-29425 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/commons-io/2.6-2ubuntu0.20.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/commons-io/2.6-2ubuntu0.18.04.1



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