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[DSA827] DSA-827-1 backupninja Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Moritz Muehlenhoff discovered the handler code for backupninja creates
a temporary file with a predictable filename, leaving it vulnerable to
a symlink attack.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain the backupninja package.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your backupninja package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-827
Threat Level: High
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