Debian: DSA-4601-1: ldm security update

    Date09 Jan 2020
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that a hook script of ldm, the display manager for the Linux Terminal Server Project incorrectly parsed responses from an SSH server which could result in local root privilege escalation.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4601-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 09, 2020                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ldm
    CVE ID         : not yet available
    
    It was discovered that a hook script of ldm, the display manager for the
    Linux Terminal Server Project incorrectly parsed responses from an SSH
    server which could result in local root privilege escalation.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2:2.2.18-2+deb9u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:2.18.06-1+deb10u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your ldm packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of ldm please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/ldm
    
    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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