DescriptionFlexbackup 1.2.1 and earlier allows local users to overwrite files and execute code via a symlink attack on temporary files. NOTE: the raw source referenced an incorrect candidate number; this is the correct number to use.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs334350

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
flexbackup (PTS)jessie, wheezy1.2.1-6.2fixed
stretch, sid1.2.1-6.3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

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