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[SECURITY] [DSA 3020-1] acpi-support security update Sep 10 2014 02:51PM
Raphael Geissert (geissert debian org)
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3020-1 security (at) debian (dot) org [email concealed]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Raphael Geissert
September 10, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : acpi-support
CVE ID : CVE-2014-0484

During a review for EDF, Raphael Geissert discovered that the
acpi-support package did not properly handle data obtained from a
user's environment. This could lead to program malfunction or allow a
local user to escalate privileges to the root user due to a programming
error.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.140-5+deb7u3.

For the testing distribution (jessie), and the unstable distribution (sid)
this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your acpi-support packages.

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 (at) lists.debian (dot) org [email concealed]
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