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runtar in the Amanda backup system used in various UNIX operating systems executes tar with root privileges, which allows a user to overwrite or read arbitrary files by providing the target files to runtar.
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Date Entry Created
20010831 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20010912)
Votes (Legacy)
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Cole, Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:amanda-runtar(3402)

Proposed (Legacy)
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