Debian: DSA-4163-1: beep security update

    Date02 Apr 2018
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    It was discovered that a race condition in beep (if configured as setuid via debconf) allows local privilege escalation. For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4163-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    April 02, 2018                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : beep
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-0492
    
    It was discovered that a race condition in beep (if configured as setuid
    via debconf) allows local privilege escalation.
    
    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 at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/beep
    
    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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