Debian: DSA-4365-1: tmpreaper security update

    Date10 Jan 2019
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Stephen Roettger discovered a race condition in tmpreaper, a program that cleans up files in directories based on their age, which could result in local privilege escalation.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4365-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 10, 2019                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tmpreaper
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-3461
    
    Stephen Roettger discovered a race condition in tmpreaper, a program that
    cleans up files in directories based on their age, which could result in
    local privilege escalation.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.13+nmu1+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your tmpreaper packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of tmpreaper please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/tmpreaper
    
    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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