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    Debian: DSA-4406-1: waagent security update

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    Francis McBratney discovered that the Windows Azure Linux Agent created swap files with world-readable permissions, resulting in information disclosure.
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    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
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    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/
    
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