DSA-1755 systemtap -- race condition
|ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7772||Date: (C)2009-12-15 (M)2017-11-27|
|Class: PATCH||Family: unix|
Erik Sjoelund discovered that a race condition in the stap tool shipped by Systemtap, an instrumentation system for Linux 2.6, allows local privilege escalation for members of the stapusr group. The old stable distribution (etch) isn't affected.