Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2401-1 sympa -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 Oct 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 961491.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-10936.
- More information:
Sympa, a modern mailing list manager, allows privilege escalation through setuid wrappers. A local attacker can obtain root access.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 6.2.16~dfsg-3+deb9u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your sympa packages.
For the detailed security status of sympa please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/sympa
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