Debian: DSA-4159-1: remctl security update

    Date01 Apr 2018
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Santosh Ananthakrishnan discovered a use-after-free in remctl, a server for Kerberos-authenticated command execution. If the command is configured with the sudo option, this could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4159-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    April 01, 2018                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : remctl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-0493
    
    Santosh Ananthakrishnan discovered a use-after-free in remctl, a server
    for Kerberos-authenticated command execution. If the command is
    configured with the sudo option, this could potentially result in the
    execution of arbitrary code.
    
    The oldstable distribution (jessie) is not affected.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.13-1+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your remctl packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of remctl please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/remctl
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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