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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3733-1                debian-lts@lists.debian.org
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                          Abhijith PA
February 03, 2024                             https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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Package        : rear
Version        : 2.4+dfsg-1+deb10u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2024-23301

rear is a disaster recovery and system migration framework. It has 
been discovered that rear creates a world-readable initrd when using 
GRUB_RESCUE=y. This allows local attackers to gain access to system 
secrets otherwise only readable by root. 

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version
2.4+dfsg-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rear packages.

For the detailed security status of rear please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/rear

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

Debian LTS: DLA-3733-1: rear security update

February 3, 2024
rear is a disaster recovery and system migration framework

Summary

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version
2.4+dfsg-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rear packages.

For the detailed security status of rear please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/rear

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


Severity
Package : rear
Version : 2.4+dfsg-1+deb10u1
CVE ID : CVE-2024-23301

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