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Debian: DSA-4601-1: ldm security update

Date 09 Jan 2020
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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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