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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202405-13 – Torchsec


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202405-13
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: borgmatic: Shell Injection
Date: May 05, 2024
Bugs: #924892
ID: 202405-13

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability has been discovered in borgmatic, which can lead to
shell injection.

Background
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borgmatic is simple, configuration-driven backup software for servers
and workstations.

Affected packages
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Package Vulnerable Unaffected
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app-backup/borgmatic < 1.8.8 >= 1.8.8

Description
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Prevent shell injection attacks within the PostgreSQL hook, the MongoDB
hook, the SQLite hook, the "borgmatic borg" action, and command hook
variable/constant interpolation.

Impact
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Shell injection may be used in several borgmatic backends to execute
arbitrary code.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All borgmatic users should upgrade to the latest version:





# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-backup/borgmatic-1.8.8"

References
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Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202405-13

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2024 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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