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[DSA1216] DSA-1216-1 flexbackup

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1216-1 flexbackup

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Eric Romang discovered that the flexbackup backup tool creates temporary
files in an insecure manner, which permits denial of service through a
symlink attack.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.1-2sarge1.
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
version 1.2.1-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your flexbackup package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1216
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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