USN-2186-1: Date and Time Indicator vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2186-1
30th April, 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 13.10
The Date and Time Indicator would allow unintended access.
- indicator-datetime - Simple clock
It was discovered that the Date and Time Indicator incorrectly allowed
Evolution to be opened at the greeter screen. An attacker could use this
issue to possibly gain unexpected access to applications such as a web
browser with privileges of the greeter user.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.