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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4163-1 (beep - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was discovered that a race condition in beep (if configured as setuid via debconf) allows local privilege escalation.

Affected Software

Affected Software

beep on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3-3+deb8u1. For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3-4+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your beep packages. For the detailed security status of beep please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)