Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1709-1] waagent security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Francis McBratney discovered that the Windows Azure Linux Agent created swap files with world-readable permissions, resulting in information disclosure.

Affected Software

Affected Software

waagent on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.18-3~deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your waagent packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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