canonical vulnerabilities and exploits

7.5
CVSSv2
CVE-2011-4409

The Ubuntu One Client for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, 11.04, 11.10, and 12.04 LTS does not properly validate SSL certificates, which allows remote attackers to spoof a server and modify or read sensitive information via a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack....

7.2
CVSSv2
CVE-2013-1052

pam-xdg-support, as used in Ubuntu 12.10, does not properly handle the PATH environment variable, which allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors related to sudo....

6.9
CVSSv2
CVE-2017-6590

An issue was discovered in network-manager-applet (aka network-manager-gnome) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, and 16.10. A local attacker could use this issue at the default Ubuntu login screen to access local files and execute arbitrary commands as the lightdm user....

4.4
CVSSv2
CVE-2018-6557

The MOTD update script in the base-files package in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS before 10.1ubuntu2.2, and Ubuntu 18.10 before 10.1ubuntu6 incorrectly handled temporary files. A local attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly escalate privileges if kernel...

1.9
CVSSv2
CVE-2011-3154

DistUpgrade/DistUpgradeViewKDE.py in Update Manager before 1:0.87.31.1, 1:0.134.x before 1:0.134.11.1, 1:0.142.x before 1:0.142.23.1, 1:0.150.x before 1:0.150.5.1, and 1:0.152.x before 1:0.152.25.5 does not properly create temporary files, which allows local users to obtain the...

7.2
CVSSv2
CVE-2015-1324

Apport before 2.17.2-0ubuntu1.1 as packaged in Ubuntu 15.04, before 2.14.70ubuntu8.5 as packaged in Ubuntu 14.10, before 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.11 as packaged in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and before 2.0.1-0ubuntu17.9 as packaged in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS allow local users to write to arbitrary files...

4
CVSSv2
CVE-2018-0644

Buffer overflow in Ubuntu14.04 ORCA (Online Receipt Computer Advantage) 4.8.0 (panda-client2) 1:1.4.9+p41-u4jma1 and earlier, Ubuntu14.04 ORCA (Online Receipt Computer Advantage) 5.0.0 (panda-client2) 1:2.0.0+p48-u4jma1 and earlier, and Ubuntu16.04 ORCA (Online Receipt Computer...

4.3
CVSSv2
CVE-2018-0499

A cross-site scripting vulnerability in queryparser/termgenerator_internal.cc in Xapian xapian-core before 1.4.6 exists due to incomplete HTML escaping by Xapian::MSet::snippet()....

4.4
CVSSv2
CVE-2018-8885

screenresolution-mechanism in screen-resolution-extra 0.17.2 does not properly use the PolicyKit D-Bus API, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a race condition via a setuid or pkexec process that is mishandled in a...

5.8
CVSSv2
CVE-2012-5356

The apt-add-repository tool in Ubuntu Software Properties 0.75.x before 0.75.10.3, 0.80.x before 0.80.9.2, 0.81.x before 0.81.13.5, 0.82.x before 0.82.7.3, and 0.92.x before 0.92.8 does not properly check PPA GPG keys imported from a keyserver, which allows remote attackers to...