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: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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.
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS||amanda||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4||amanda||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3||amanda||Not affected|