Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1709-1 waagent -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
13 Mar 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-0804.
More information:

Francis McBratney discovered that the Windows Azure Linux Agent created swap files with world-readable permissions, resulting in information disclosure.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.18-3~deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your waagent packages.

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