Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4163-1 beep -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 Apr 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-0492.
- More information:
It was discovered that a race condition in beep (if configured as setuid via debconf) allows local privilege escalation.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3-3+deb8u1.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3-4+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your beep packages.
For the detailed security status of beep please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/beep