CVE-2018-0492

NameCVE-2018-0492
DescriptionJohnathan Nightingale beep through 1.3.4, if setuid, has a race condition that allows local privilege escalation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1338-1, DSA-4163-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs894667

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
beep (PTS)jessie1.3-3vulnerable
jessie (security)1.3-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch1.3-4vulnerable
stretch (security)1.3-4+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.3-5fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
beepsource(unstable)1.3-5medium894667
beepsourcejessie1.3-3+deb8u1mediumDSA-4163-1
beepsourcestretch1.3-4+deb9u1mediumDSA-4163-1
beepsourcewheezy1.3-3+deb7u1mediumDLA-1338-1

Notes

https://github.com/johnath/beep/issues/11

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