Debian: DSA-2765-1: davfs2 security update

    Date26 Sep 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Davfs2, a filesystem client for WebDAV, calls the function system() insecurely while is setuid root. This might allow a privilege escalation. For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2765-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Luciano Bello
    September 26, 2013                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : davfs2
    Vulnerability  : privilege escalation
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-4362
    Debian Bug     : 723034
    
    Davfs2, a filesystem client for WebDAV, calls the function system() 
    insecurely while is setuid root. This might allow a privilege escalation.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.6-1.1+squeeze1.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.6-1.1+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.7-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.7-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your davfs2 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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