Debian Security Advisory
DLA-638-1 policycoreutils -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Sep 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 838599.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7545.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a sandbox escape via the
TIOCSTIioctl in policycoreutils, a set of programs required for the basic operation of an SELinux-based system.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in policycoreutils version 2.1.10-9+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your policycoreutils packages.