Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5382-2
May 02, 2022
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
libinput could be made to crash or expose sensitive information.
– libinput: Input device management and event handling library
USN-5382-1 fixed a vulnerability in libinput. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.
Original advisory details:
Albin Eldstål-Ahrens and Lukas Lamster discovered libinput did not properly
handle input devices with specially crafted names. A local attacker with
physical access could use this to cause libinput to crash or expose
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to log out of all desktop sessions
and then log back in to make all the necessary changes.