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Debian: DSA-4406-1: waagent security update

Date 12 Mar 2019
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
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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