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[DSA1216] DSA-1216-1 flexbackup Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Eric Romang discovered that the flexbackup backup tool creates temporary
files in an insecure manner, which allows denial of service through a
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 1.2.1-3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your flexbackup package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1216
Threat Level: High
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