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Debian: CVE-2020-7040: storebackup -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2020-7040: storebackup -- security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/21/2020
Created
02/07/2020
Added
02/06/2020
Modified
02/10/2020

Description

storeBackup.pl in storeBackup through 3.5 relies on the /tmp/storeBackup.lock pathname, which allows symlink attacks that possibly lead to privilege escalation. (Local users can also create a plain file named /tmp/storeBackup.lock to block use of storeBackup until an admin manually deletes that file.)

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-storebackup

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