Bug 450877 - Critical security vulnerability, discover does not warn user about outdated Kubuntu version 21.04, reports everything is up to date
Summary: Critical security vulnerability, discover does not warn user about outdated K...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 449259
Alias: None
Product: Discover
Classification: Applications
Component: discover (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Platform: Kubuntu Linux
: NOR normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dan Leinir Turthra Jensen
Depends on:
Reported: 2022-02-26 11:59 UTC by Lukas Ba.
Modified: 2022-02-26 14:52 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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discover screenshot (49.52 KB, image/png)
2022-02-26 11:59 UTC, Lukas Ba.
update-manager screenshot (37.74 KB, image/png)
2022-02-26 12:00 UTC, Lukas Ba.

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Description Lukas Ba. 2022-02-26 11:59:02 UTC
The gnome equivalent software (Update manager -c) does correctly warn the user about the outdated Kubuntu version 21.04 . Kubuntu's plasma-discover 21.04 does not.

plasma-discover --version
discover 5.21.4

apt show discover
Package: discover
Version: 2.1.2-8
Priority: optional
Section: universe/admin
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Original-Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
Bugs: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug
Installed-Size: 91,1 kB
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.4), libdiscover2 (= 2.1.2-8), debconf (>= 0.5) | debconf-2.0
Suggests: lsb-base
Conflicts: discover1 (<< 2.0)
Download-Size: 24,1 kB
APT-Sources: http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hirsute/universe amd64 Packages

 update-manager --version
WARNING:root:can not import unity GI Namespace Dbusmenu not available
update-manager: version 1:21.04.10
Comment 1 Lukas Ba. 2022-02-26 11:59:37 UTC
Created attachment 147140 [details]
discover screenshot
Comment 2 Lukas Ba. 2022-02-26 12:00:26 UTC
Created attachment 147141 [details]
update-manager screenshot
Comment 3 Rik Mills 2022-02-26 12:44:26 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 449259 ***