Published on September 16th, 2020 📆 | 5988 Views ⚑0
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4501-1 ≈ Packet Storm
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4501-1
September 15, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
LuaJIT could be made crash or expose sensitive information if it received
specially crafted input.
– luajit: Just in time compiler for Lua programming language version 5.1
It was discovered that an out-of-bounds read existed in LuaJIT. An
attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (application crash)
or possibly expose sensitive information. (CVE-2020-15890)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.