FUSE Exploit Closed in All Ubuntu OSes

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Canonical has published details about a FUSE vulnerability in its Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems. This is not a major issue, but that’s not a reason not to upgrade.

The FUSE package maintainers for Ubuntu have upgraded the library, and now a new patch is available through the regular channels. It looks like FUSE could have been made to overwrite files as the administrator.

According to the security notice, “Tavis Orma… (read more)
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