[ALSA-2020:4436] Low: gnome-software and fwupd security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Type:
security
Severity:
low
Release date:
2020-11-03
Description:
The gnome-software packages contain an application that makes it easy to add, remove, and update software in the GNOME desktop. The appstream-data package provides the distribution specific AppStream metadata required for the GNOME and KDE software centers. The fwupd packages provide a service that allows session software to update device firmware. The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: gnome-software (3.36.1), fwupd (1.4.2). Security Fix(es): * fwupd: Possible bypass in signature verification (CVE-2020-10759) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
References:
Updated packages:
  • appstream-data-8-20200724.el8.noarch.rpm
  • fwupd-1.4.2-4.el8.alma.x86_64.rpm
  • gnome-software-3.36.1-4.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • libxmlb-0.1.15-1.el8.i686.rpm
  • libxmlb-0.1.15-1.el8.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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