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[SECURITY] [DSA 2765-2] davfs regression update Jul 16 2014 06:08PM
Thijs Kinkhorst (thijs debian org)
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2765-2 security (at) debian (dot) org [email concealed]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
July 16, 2014 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

The update released for davfs2 in DSA 2765 had a version number for
Debian 7 "wheezy" that sorts lower than the version in Debian 6
"squeeze", causing problems on upgrades. This update makes a package
of davfs2 in wheezy available which corrects only the version number.

For reference, the original advisory follows.

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

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.6-1.1+wheezy1.

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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce (at) lists.debian (dot) org [email concealed]
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