Update Manager contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when System State archive files are created with improper permissions, which will disclose repository credential information to a local attacker.
Loss of Confidentiality
Patch / RCS
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Ubuntu has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor changelog in the references section.
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