CVE-2005-4802

NameCVE-2005-4802
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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1216
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs334350

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
flexbackup (PTS)stretch1.2.1-6.3fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1.2.1-6.4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
flexbackupsourcesarge1.2.1-2sarge1DSA-1216
flexbackupsource(unstable)1.2.1-3low334350

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