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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs334350
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
flexbackup (PTS)squeeze1.2.1-6fixed
stretch, sid, jessie, wheezy1.2.1-6.2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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