DSA-1755-1 systemtap -- race condition
|ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:600481||Date: (C)2011-05-13 (M)2017-10-04|
|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 isn"t affected. For the stable distribution , this problem has been fixed in version 0.0.20080705-1+lenny1. For the unstable distribution , this problem has been fixed in version 0.0.20090314-2. We recommend that you upgrade your systemtap package.