CVE-2020-24330

NameCVE-2020-24330
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in TrouSerS through 0.3.14. If the tcsd daemon is started with root privileges instead of by the tss user, it fails to drop the root gid privilege when no longer needed.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
trousers (PTS)buster0.3.14+fixed1-1vulnerable
bullseye0.3.14+fixed1-1.2vulnerable
bookworm, sid0.3.15-0.2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
trouserssource(unstable)0.3.15-0.1unimportant

Notes

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1164472
https://sourceforge.net/p/trousers/mailman/message/37015817/
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/08/14/1
In Debian, tcsd gets started under the tss user

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