[USN-5382-1] libinput vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5382-1 April 20, 2022
libinput vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 21.10 – Ubuntu 20.04 LTS – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Summary:
libinput could be made to crash or expose sensitive information.
Software Description: – libinput: Input device management and event handling library
Details:
Albin Eldstål-Ahrens and Lukas Lamster discovered libinput did not properly handle input devices with specially crafted names. A local attacker with physical access could use this to cause libinput to crash or expose sensitive information.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 21.10: libinput10 1.18.1-1ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libinput10 1.15.5-1ubuntu0.3
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libinput10 1.10.4-1ubuntu0.18.04.3
After a standard system update you need to log out of all desktop sessions and then log back in to make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5382-1 CVE-2022-1215
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libinput/1.18.1-1ubuntu0.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libinput/1.15.5-1ubuntu0.3 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libinput/1.10.4-1ubuntu0.18.04.3