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Debian: Security Advisory for debian-edu-config (DSA-5072-1)

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

5 months ago

Modified

Modified

5 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'debian-edu-config' package(s) announced via the DSA-5072-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Marcel Neumann, Robert Altschaffel, Loris Guba and Dustin Hermann discovered that debian-edu-config, a set of configuration files used for the Debian Edu blend configured insecure permissions for the user web shares (~/public_html), which could result in privilege escalation. If PHP functionality is needed for the user web shares, please refer to /usr/share/doc/debian-edu-config/README.public_html_with_PHP-CGI+suExec.md

Affected Software

Affected Software

'debian-edu-config' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2.10.65+deb10u8. For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 2.11.56+deb11u3. We recommend that you upgrade your debian-edu-config packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)