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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5052-1                   [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
January 21, 2022                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : usbview
CVE ID         : CVE-2022-23220

Matthias Gerstner reported that usbview, a USB device viewer, does not
properly handle authorization in the PolicyKit policy configuration,
which could result in root privilege escalation.

For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed
in version 2.0-21-g6fe2f4f-2+deb10u1.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0-21-g6fe2f4f-2+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your usbview packages.

For the detailed security status of usbview please refer to its security
tracker page at:

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