ESB-2019.0815 - [Debian] waagent: Access confidential data - Existing account 2019-03-14

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                               ESB-2019.0815
                   [DLA 1709-1] waagent security update
                               14 March 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           waagent
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-0804  

Reference:         ESB-2019.0787
                   ESB-2019.0785

Original Bulletin: 
   https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00011.html

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Package        : waagent
Version        : 2.2.18-3~deb8u2
CVE ID         : CVE-2019-0804

Francis McBratney discovered that the Windows Azure Linux Agent created
swap files with world-readable permissions, resulting in information
disclosure.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
2.2.18-3~deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your waagent packages.

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

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