Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1338-1 beep -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
03 Apr 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-0492.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a local privilege escalation vulnerability in beep, an advanced PC speaker beeper.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in beep version 1.3-3+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your beep packages.