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CVE 2016-10730

An 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.

See the CVE page on Mitre.org for more details.

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