Canonical Updates xdiagnose for Ubuntu 12.04

Canonical has published in a security notice details about a xdiagnose vulnerability for its Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system.

According to Canonical, third-party applications using xdiagnose could potentially have been made to overwrite files. It was discovered that xdiagnose improperly handled temporary files in welcome.py when creating user-initiated archive files.

While failsafeX does not use the vulnerable code, this update removes this funct… (read more)

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