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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 2064-1] ldm security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'ldm' package(s) announced via the DSA-2064-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that a hook script of ldm, the display manager for the Linux Terminal Server Project incorrectly parsed responses from an SSH server which could result in local root privilege escalation.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'ldm' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this issue has been fixed in ldm version 2:2.2.15-2+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your ldm packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)