Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2117-1 zsh -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 24 Feb 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 951458.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-20044.
- More information:
A privilege escalation vulnerability was discovered in zsh, a shell with lots of features, whereby a user could regain a formerly elevated privelege level even when such an action should not be permitted.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 5.0.7-5+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your zsh packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS