Debian Security Advisory
DSA-827-1 backupninja -- insecure temporary file
- Date Reported:
- 29 Sep 2005
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2005-3111.
- More information:
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.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.