About the security content of Security Update 2018-001 Swift 4.1.1 for Ubuntu 14.04

This document describes the security content of Security Update 2018-001 Swift 4.1.1 for Ubuntu 14.04.

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Security Update 2018-001 Swift 4.1.1 for Ubuntu 14.04

Released May 4, 2018

Swift for Ubuntu

Available for: Ubuntu 14.04

Not impacted: Ubuntu 16.04 and 16.10

Impact: A process may gain admin privileges and execute arbitrary code

Description: An issue existed in specific versions of Swift on Ubuntu 14.04 where libraries are loaded with write and execute permissions. This issue was addressed with improved permissions.

CVE-2018-4220: Apple

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Published Date:Fri May 04 18:17:43 GMT 2018