Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4548-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4548-1
September 28, 2020

libuv1 vulnerability
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

– Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


libuv could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if it received a specially
crafted path.

Software Description:
– libuv1: asynchronous event notification library – runtime library


It was discovered that libuv incorrectly handled certain paths.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute
arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
libuv1 1.34.2-1ubuntu1.1

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.


Package Information: