Tmpreaper Security Update for Debian
Posted on: 01/11/2019 06:52 AM

Updated tmpreaper packages has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 9

Tmpreaper Security Update for Debian


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4365-1 security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 10, 2019 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : tmpreaper
CVE ID : CVE-2019-3461

Stephen Roettger discovered a race condition in tmpreaper, a program that
cleans up files in directories based on their age, which could result in
local privilege escalation.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.13+nmu1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tmpreaper packages.

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

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/




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