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An amanda security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 10 LTS.

DLA 3330-1: amanda security update

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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3330-1 Chris Lamb
February 21, 2023
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Package : amanda
Version : 1:3.5.1-2+deb10u1
CVE ID : CVE-2022-37704
Debian Bug : 1029829

It was discovered that there was a potential privilege escalation
vulnerability in the "amanda" backup utility.

The SUID binary located at /lib/amanda/rundump executed /usr/sbin/dump
as root with arguments controlled by the attacker, which may have led
to an escalation of privileges, denial of service (DoS) or information

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your amanda packages.

For the detailed security status of amanda please refer to
its security tracker page at:

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