Debian: DSA-5215-1: open-vm-tools security update | LinuxSecurity.com

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5215-1                   [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
August 24, 2022                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : open-vm-tools
CVE ID         : CVE-2022-31676
Debian Bug     : 1018012

A vulnerability was discovered in open-vm-tools, an open source
implementation of VMware Tools, allowing an unprivileged local guest
user to escalate their privileges as root user in the virtual machine.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:11.2.5-2+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your open-vm-tools packages.

For the detailed security status of open-vm-tools please refer to its
security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/open-vm-tools

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/

Mailing list: [email protected]

Debian: DSA-5215-1: open-vm-tools security update

August 24, 2022
A vulnerability was discovered in open-vm-tools, an open source implementation of VMware Tools, allowing an unprivileged local guest user to escalate their privileges as root user ...

Summary

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:11.2.5-2+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your open-vm-tools packages.

For the detailed security status of open-vm-tools please refer to its
security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/open-vm-tools

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/

Mailing list: [email protected]

Severity
A vulnerability was discovered in open-vm-tools, an open source
implementation of VMware Tools, allowing an unprivileged local guest
user to escalate their privileges as root user in the virtual machine.

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