SRU verification for Artful - ubuntu-bug w/o no JournalErrors

== InstallationDate =================================
Installed on 2018-01-02 (96 days ago)

== InstallationMedia =================================
Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Release amd64 (20171018)

== Package =================================
apport 2.20.7-0ubuntu3.8

bdmurray@clean-artful-amd64:~$ grep -A3 JournalErrors 
/var/crash/_usr_bin_nautilus.1000.crash 
JournalErrors:
 -- Logs begin at Mon 2018-04-09 11:29:44 PDT, end at Mon 2018-04-09 11:37:19 
PDT. --
 Apr 09 11:29:44 clean-artful-amd64 kernel: PCCT header not found.
 Apr 09 11:29:44 clean-artful-amd64 kernel: acpi PNP0A03:00: fail to add 
MMCONFIG information, can't access extended PCI configuration space under this 
bridge.

Setting to verification-done.

** Tags removed: verification-needed-artful
** Tags added: verification-done-artful

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https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1738581

Title:
  apport attachment JounralErrors should only be included for crash
  reports which are private

Status in apport package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in apport source package in Xenial:
  Fix Committed
Status in apport source package in Artful:
  Fix Committed

Bug description:
  [Impact]
  apport includes an attachment called JournalErrors which includes warnings 
and errors in journalctl output. This can in rare circumstances include private 
information.

  [Test Case]
  1) Run ubuntu-bug apport
  2) Observe JournalErrors attachment in the .crash file

  With the version of apport from -proposed JournalErrors will only be
  included in crash reports not regular bug reports. So follow the same
  test case and ensure JournalErrors is not included then run:

  1) d-feet
  2) pkill -11 d-feet
  3) Observe JournalErrors in the d-feet .crash file

  [Regression Potential]
  Its possible my code is bad and then apport would crash when collecting 
journal errors. However, apport will just carry on and not include that 
attachment which would still be an improvement as there wouldn't be any private 
information included.

  See the bug report 
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evolution/+bug/1738564
  created with ubuntu-bug.

  Original Description
  --------------------

  Apport includes the file JournalErrors.txt
  This file includes e.g. the following line.
  Dez 16 19:11:31 hostname /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[9679]: 
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting 
MPD_HOST=xxxx...@xxxx.xxxxxxxxxxx.org

  Normally it would be not problem that gdm-x-session write this to the
  journal, because the journal is not intended to be published on the
  internet.

  Setting confidential informations via environment is maybe not the
  best idea, but a legal procedure and for `mpc` the only way to set
  this information.

  IMHO the apport utility is here the problem, because it includes the
  file with risky information to a public visible bug report.

  Note: I manually delete the attachment in the mentioned bug report.
  But how can I sure that a web crawlser hasn't read/preserved that
  attachment?

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