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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6614-1
January 30, 2024

amanda vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 23.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)

Summary:

amanda could be used to escalate privilege if it was provided with specially crafted arguments.

Software Description:
- amanda: Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver (Client)

Details:

It was discovered that amanda did not properly check certain arguments. A
local unprivileged attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a
privilege escalation attack.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 23.10:
    amanda-client                   1:3.5.1-11ubuntu0.23.10.1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
    amanda-client                   1:3.5.1-8ubuntu1.4

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
    amanda-client                   1:3.5.1-2ubuntu0.4

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
    amanda-client                   1:3.5.1-1ubuntu0.3+esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
    https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6614-1
    CVE-2023-30577

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/amanda/1:3.5.1-11ubuntu0.23.10.1
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/amanda/1:3.5.1-8ubuntu1.4
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/amanda/1:3.5.1-2ubuntu0.4


Ubuntu 6614-1: amanda vulnerability

January 30, 2024
amanda could be used to escalate privilege if it was provided with specially crafted arguments.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 23.10 - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) Summary: amanda could be used to escalate privilege if it was provided with specially crafted arguments. Software Description: - amanda: Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver (Client) Details: It was discovered that amanda did not properly check certain arguments. A local unprivileged attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a privilege escalation attack.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 23.10:   amanda-client                   1:3.5.1-11ubuntu0.23.10.1 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:   amanda-client                   1:3.5.1-8ubuntu1.4 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:   amanda-client                   1:3.5.1-2ubuntu0.4 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):   amanda-client                   1:3.5.1-1ubuntu0.3+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6614-1

  CVE-2023-30577

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6614-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/amanda/1:3.5.1-11ubuntu0.23.10.1   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/amanda/1:3.5.1-8ubuntu1.4   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/amanda/1:3.5.1-2ubuntu0.4

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