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A calamares-settings-ubuntu security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 22.04 LTS.



USN-6106-1: calamares-settings-ubuntu vulnerability


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6106-1
May 24, 2023

calamares-settings-ubuntu vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Summary:

The system could be made to expose sensitive information.

Software Description:
- calamares-settings-ubuntu: Lubuntu Calamares Settings and Branding

Details:

It was discovered that calamares-settings-ubuntu allowed creating the first
user with a blank password, contrary to expectations.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
calamares-settings-ubuntu-common 1:22.04.4.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6106-1
https://launchpad.net/bugs/2016436

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/calamares-settings-ubuntu/1:22.04.4.3