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Family: Debian Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

[DSA827] DSA-827-1 backupninja Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-827-1 backupninja

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
version 0.5-3sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your backupninja package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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