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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3823-1 (eject - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

Ilja Van Sprundel discovered that the dmcrypt-get-device helper used to check if a given device is an encrypted device handled by devmapper, and used in eject, does not check return values from setuid() and setgid() when dropping privileges.

Affected Software

Affected Software

eject on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.5+deb1+cvs20081104-13.1+deb8u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.5+deb1+cvs20081104-13.2. We recommend that you upgrade your eject packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)