Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2918-1 debian-edu-config -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 12 Feb 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-20001.
- More information:
Marcel Neumann, Robert Altschaffel, Loris Guba and Dustin Hermann discovered that debian-edu-config, a set of configuration files used for the Debian Edu blend configured insecure permissions for the user web shares (~/public_html), which could result in privilege escalation.
If PHP functionality is needed for the user web shares, please refer to /usr/share/doc/debian-edu-config/README.public_html_with_PHP-CGI+suExec.md
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.929+deb9u5.
We recommend that you upgrade your debian-edu-config packages.
For the detailed security status of debian-edu-config please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/debian-edu-config
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