ESB-2018.1003 - [Debian] beep: Increased privileges - Existing account 2018-04-04

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                               ESB-2018.1003
                           beep security update
                               4 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           beep
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
                   Debian GNU/Linux 9
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-0492  

Reference:         ESB-2018.0984

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4163

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4163-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
April 02, 2018                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : beep
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-0492

It was discovered that a race condition in beep (if configured as setuid
via debconf) allows local privilege escalation.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 1.3-3+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3-4+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your beep packages.

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

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: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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