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Debian: DSA-3013-1: s3ql security update

Date 27 Aug 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Nikolaus Rath discovered that s3ql, a file system for online data storage, used the pickle functionality of the Python programming language in an unsafe way. As a result, a malicious storage backend or man-in-the-middle attacker was able execute arbitrary code.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3013-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weiemr
August 27, 2014                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : s3ql
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0485

Nikolaus Rath discovered that s3ql, a file system for online data
storage, used the pickle functionality of the Python programming
language in an unsafe way.  As a result, a malicious storage backend
or man-in-the-middle attacker was able execute arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.11.1-3+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your s3ql packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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