[USN-5382-2] libinput vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5382-2 May 02, 2022
libinput vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
Summary:
libinput could be made to crash or expose sensitive information.
Software Description: – libinput: Input device management and event handling library
Details:
USN-5382-1 fixed a vulnerability in libinput. This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.
Original advisory 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 22.04 LTS: libinput10 1.20.0-1ubuntu0.1
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-5382-2 ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5382-1 CVE-2022-1215
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libinput/1.20.0-1ubuntu0.1