Package : fam
Vulnerability : privilege escalation
Problem-Type : local
A flaw was discovered in FAM's group handling. In the effect users
are unable to FAM directories they have group read and execute
permissions on. However, also unprivileged users can potentially
learn names of files that only users in root's group should be able to
This problem been fixed in version 22.214.171.124-5.2 for the current stable
stable distribution (woody) and in version 2.6.8-1 (or any later
version) for the unstable distribution (sid). The old stable
distribution (potato) is not affected, since it doesn't contain fam
We recommend that you upgrade your fam packages.
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:
will update the internal database
will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody