DSA 2765-1: davfs2 security update
Posted on: 09/27/2013 08:41 AM

A davfs2 security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2765-1: davfs2 security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2765-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Luciano Bello
September 26, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : davfs2
Vulnerability : privilege escalation
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-4362
Debian Bug : 723034

Davfs2, a filesystem client for WebDAV, calls the function system()
insecurely while is setuid root. This might allow a privilege escalation.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.6-1.1+squeeze1.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.6-1.1+deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.7-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.7-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your davfs2 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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