Debian DLA-3051-1 : tzdata - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 162296

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Debian 9 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3051 advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the tzdata packages.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2021a-0+deb9u4.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=1012191

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

https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2022/dla-3051

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 162296

File Name: debian_DLA-3051.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/15/2022

Updated: 6/15/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tzdata, 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: 6/15/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/15/2022