USN-5748-1: Sysstat vulnerability
29 November 2022
Sysstat could be made to crash or run programs if it processed specially crafted data.
- sysstat - system performance tools for Linux
It was discovered that Sysstat incorrectly handled certain arithmetic
multiplications. An attacker could use this issue to cause Sysstat to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.