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An amanda security update has been released for Fedora 36.

SECURITY: Fedora 36 Update: amanda-3.5.3-1.fc36

Fedora Update Notification
2023-04-02 01:33:23.803433

Name : amanda
Product : Fedora 36
Version : 3.5.3
Release : 1.fc36
URL :   http://www.amanda.org
Summary : A network-capable tape backup solution
Description :
AMANDA, the Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver, is a
backup system that allows the administrator of a LAN to set up a
single master backup server to back up multiple hosts to one or more
tape drives or disk files. AMANDA uses native dump and/or GNU tar
facilities and can back up a large number of workstations running
multiple versions of Unix. Newer versions of AMANDA (including this
version) can use SAMBA to back up Microsoft(TM) Windows95/NT hosts.
The amanda package contains the core AMANDA programs and will need to
be installed on both AMANDA clients and AMANDA servers. Note that you
will have to install the amanda-client and/or amanda-server packages as

Update Information:

Update to version 3.5.3, which contains fixes for three minor security issues as
well as other minor bugfixes.

* Thu Mar 16 2023 Orion Poplawski - 3.5.3-1
- Update to 3.5.3
- Fixes CVE-2022-37703 (bz#2126849) CVE-2022-37704 (bz#2168789) CVE-2022-37705 (bz#2168797)
* Wed Jan 18 2023 Fedora Release Engineering - 3.5.2-2
- Rebuilt for   https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_38_Mass_Rebuild
* Tue Aug 30 2022 Orion Poplawski - 3.5.2-1
- Update to 3.5.2
* Wed Jul 20 2022 Fedora Release Engineering - 3.5.1-37
- Rebuilt for   https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_37_Mass_Rebuild

[ 1 ] Bug #2104645 - amanda bugfix for build/test issue and missing 1st char in error message
[ 2 ] Bug #2126849 - CVE-2022-37703 amanda: information leak (discovery of directory existence) [fedora-all]
[ 3 ] Bug #2168789 - CVE-2022-37704 amanda: rundump: local privilege escalation [fedora-all]
[ 4 ] Bug #2168797 - CVE-2022-37705 amanda: crafted arguments to the runtar SUID binary leads to local privilege escalation to root [fedora-all]

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-1293196f34' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at

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