Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2822-1 netkit-rsh -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Nov 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-7282, CVE-2019-7283.
- More information:
Two issues have been found in netkit-rsh, client and server programs for remote shell connections. Due to insufficient input validation in path names sent by server, a malicious server can do arbitrary file overwrites in the target directory or modify permissions of the target directory.
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 0.17-17+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your netkit-rsh packages.
For the detailed security status of netkit-rsh please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/netkit-rsh
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