acpi-support 0.140.2 source package in Ubuntu


acpi-support (0.140.2) precise-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: root escalation via race in policy-funcs (LP: #1340812)
    - lib/policy-funcs: use the X console user instead of the one from an
      arbitrary kded4 process.
    - also source /usr/share/acpi-support/power-funcs.
    - CVE-2014-1419
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:32:07 -0400

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Marc Deslauriers on 2014-07-18
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acpi-support: scripts for handling many ACPI events

 This package contains scripts to react to various ACPI events. It only
 includes scripts for events that can be supported with some level of
 safety cross platform.
 It is able to:
  * Detect loss and gain of AC power, lid closure, and the press of a
    number of specific buttons (on Asus, IBM, Lenovo, Panasonic, Sony
    and Toshiba laptops).
  * Suspend, hibernate and resume the computer, with workarounds for
    hardware that needs it.
  * On some laptops, set screen brightness.