Debian: DSA-4484-1: linux security update

    Date20 Jul 2019
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Jann Horn discovered that the ptrace subsystem in the Linux kernel mishandles the management of the credentials of a process that wants to create a ptrace relationship, allowing a local user to obtain root privileges under certain scenarios.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4484-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    July 20, 2019                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : linux
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-13272
    
    Jann Horn discovered that the ptrace subsystem in the Linux kernel
    mishandles the management of the credentials of a process that wants to
    create a ptrace relationship, allowing a local user to obtain root
    privileges under certain scenarios.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 4.9.168-1+deb9u4.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.19.37-5+deb10u1. This update includes as well a patch for a
    regression introduced by the original fix for CVE-2019-11478 (#930904).
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your linux packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of linux please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/linux
    
    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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