Debian DSA-4365-1 : tmpreaper - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 121134

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade the tmpreaper packages.

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

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/tmpreaper

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/tmpreaper

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4365

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 121134

File Name: debian_DSA-4365.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/14

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/01/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/02/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3461

DSA: 4365