94898 : DirectAdmin Backup System Unspecified Symlink Arbitrary File Manipulation Local Privilege Escalation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2013-06-19
Time to Vendor Response
1 days

Description

DirectAdmin Backup System contains a flaw as the program creates temporary files insecurely. It is possible for a local attacker to use a symlink attack against an unspecified file to manipulate arbitrary files and gain elevated privileges.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Race Condition
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Authentication Required

Solution

It has been reported that this issue has been fixed. Upgrade to version 1.431, or higher, to address this vulnerability.

Products

JBMC Software
DirectAdmin Backup System
1.43

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