Debian Security Advisory
DLA-588-2 mongodb -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Aug 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 832908, Bug 833087.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6494.
- More information:
This is an update of DLA-558-1. The previous build had revision number that was considered lower than the one in wheezy and was therefore not installed at upgrade.
The text for DLA-558-1 is included here for reference (with some improvement).
Two security related problems have been found in the mongodb package, both related to logging.
World-readable .dbshell history file
- Debian Bug 833087
Bruteforcable challenge responses in unprotected logfile
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.6-1.1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your mongodb packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS