8 May 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.10
Several security issues were fixed in Monit
- monit – utility for monitoring and managing daemons or similar programs
Zack Flack discovered that Monit incorrectly handled certain input. A remote
authenticated user could exploit this to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS)
Zack Flack discovered a buffer overread when Monit decoded certain crafted URLs.
An attacker could exploit this to leak potentially sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.