package ifupdown 0.7.54ubuntu1.2 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #1545256 reported by crash on 2016-02-13
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This bug affects 8 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ifupdown (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

any time i download whatever update, it will tell me failed to instsall

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: ifupdown 0.7.54ubuntu1.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-27.32-generic 4.2.8-ckt1
Uname: Linux 4.2.0-27-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Feb 12 11:52:30 2016
DuplicateSignature: package:ifupdown:0.7.54ubuntu1.2:subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-01-28 (380 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140722.2)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.2ubuntu5.1
 apt 1.0.10.2ubuntu1
SourcePackage: ifupdown
Title: package ifupdown 0.7.54ubuntu1.2 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to wily on 2015-10-24 (111 days ago)

crash (xmr-crashx) wrote :

Thanks for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but this appears to be a "regular" (non-security) bug. I have unmarked it as a security issue since this bug does not show evidence of allowing attackers to cross privilege boundaries nor directly cause loss of data/privacy. Please feel free to report any other bugs you may find.

information type: Private Security → Public
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ifupdown (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in ifupdown (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
importance: Medium → High
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