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Debian: New storebackup packages fix several vulnerabilities

Date 03 Apr 2006
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1022-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
April 4th, 2006                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : storebackup
Vulnerability  : several
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2005-3146 CVE-2005-3147 CVE-2005-3148 
Debian Bug     : 332434

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the backup utility 
storebackup. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies
the following problems:

CVE-2005-3146

    Storebackup creates a temporary file predictably, which can be
    exploited to overwrite arbitrary files on the system with a symlink
    attack.

CVE-2005-3147

    The backup root directory is created with world-readable permissions,
    which may leak sensitive data.

CVE-2005-3148

    The user and group rights of symlinks are set incorrectly when making
    or restoring a backup, which may leak sensitive data.

The old stable distribution (woody) doesn't contain storebackup packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.18.4-2sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.19-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your storebackup package.


Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/storebackup/storebackup_1.18.4-2sarge1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      598 94af97325a97695b0b64fd8df238b758
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/storebackup/storebackup_1.18.4-2sarge1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     5963 b85a68d72314a983f898f405afa1ca95
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/storebackup/storebackup_1.18.4.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   120135 8ae9e30dfa5918ee420dc6e6ac2e184c

  Architecture independent components:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/storebackup/storebackup_1.18.4-2sarge1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   120128 1b558238c057ed58032d16f8c51f4d52


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb https://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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