DescriptionThe copy_symlink function in rsnapshot 1.2.0 and 1.1.x before 1.1.7 changes the ownership of files that a symlink points to rather than the symlink itself, which allows local users to obtain access to arbitrary files.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rsnapshot (PTS)buster, stretch1.4.2-1fixed

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