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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3013-1              [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Utkarsh Gupta
May 18, 2022                                https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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Package        : needrestart
Version        : 2.11-3+deb9u2
CVE ID         : CVE-2022-30688
Debian Bug     : 1011154

Jakub Wilk discovered a local privilege escalation in needrestart, a
utility to check which daemons need to be restarted after library
upgrades. Regular expressions to detect the Perl, Python, and Ruby
interpreters are not anchored, allowing a local user to escalate
privileges when needrestart tries to detect if interpreters are using
old source files.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your needrestart packages.

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

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS