Debian: DSA-4406-1: waagent security update

    Date12 Mar 2019
    CategoryDebian
    4317
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Francis McBratney discovered that the Windows Azure Linux Agent created swap files with world-readable permissions, resulting in information disclosure.
    -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
    Hash: SHA512
    
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4406-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 12, 2019                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Package        : waagent
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-0804
    
    Francis McBratney discovered that the Windows Azure Linux Agent created
    swap files with world-readable permissions, resulting in information
    disclosure.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.2.18-3~deb9u2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your waagent packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of waagent please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/waagent
    
    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/
    
    Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    
    You are not authorised to post comments.

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    What is your favorite LinuxSecurity.com feature?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 3 answer(s).
    /component/communitypolls/?task=poll.vote&format=json
    17
    radio
    [{"id":"65","title":"Feature articles","votes":"0","type":"x","order":"1","pct":0,"resources":[]},{"id":"66","title":"News","votes":"1","type":"x","order":"2","pct":100,"resources":[]},{"id":"67","title":"HOWTOs","votes":"0","type":"x","order":"3","pct":0,"resources":[]}]["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"]["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"]350
    bottom200

    Advisories

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.