DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Amanda 3.3.1. A user with backup privileges can trivially compromise a client installation. Amstar is an Amanda Application API script. It should not be run by users directly. It uses star to backup and restore data. It runs binaries with root permissions when parsing the command line argument --star-path.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
Status of this issue by product and package
Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.
|Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.|
|SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP3||amanda||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3||amanda||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS||amanda||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS||amanda||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4||amanda||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS||amanda||Not affected|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Thu Oct 25 09:24:42 2018
CVE page last modified: Tue Jan 17 14:58:43 2023