Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5072-1 debian-edu-config -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Feb 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-20001.
- More information:
Marcel Neumann, Robert Altschaffel, Loris Guba and Dustin Hermann discovered that debian-edu-config, a set of configuration files used for the Debian Edu blend configured insecure permissions for the user web shares (~/public_html), which could result in privilege escalation.
If PHP functionality is needed for the user web shares, please refer to /usr/share/doc/debian-edu-config/README.public_html_with_PHP-CGI+suExec.md
For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2.10.65+deb10u8.
For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 2.11.56+deb11u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your debian-edu-config packages.
For the detailed security status of debian-edu-config please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/debian-edu-config