Debian DSA-4200-1 : kwallet-pam - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 109802

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Fabian Vogt discovered that incorrect permission handling in the PAM module of the KDE Wallet could allow an unprivileged local user to gain ownership of arbitrary files.

Solution

Upgrade the kwallet-pam packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 5.8.4-1+deb9u2.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/kwallet-pam

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/kwallet-pam

http://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4200

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109802

File Name: debian_DSA-4200.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/15

Modified: 2018/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:kwallet-pam, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10380

DSA: 4200