Debian: DSA-2945-1: chkrootkit security update

    Date03 Jun 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Thomas Stangner discovered a vulnerability in chkrootkit, a rootkit detector, which may allow local attackers to gain root access when /tmp is mounted without the noexec option.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2945-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                         Giuseppe Iuculano
    June 03, 2014                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : chkrootkit
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0476
    
    Thomas Stangner discovered a vulnerability in chkrootkit, a rootkit
    detector, which may allow local attackers to gain root access when /tmp
    is mounted without the noexec option.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.49-4.1+deb7u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.49-5.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your chkrootkit 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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