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Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:36:25 +0000
From: Nick Boyce <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2020-7040: storeBackup: denial of service and
 symlink attack vector via fixed lockfile path /tmp/storeBackup.lock

On Mon, 20 Jan 2020 at 13:42, Matthias Gerstner <> wrote:

> storeBackup [1] is a tool for performing disk-to-disk backups.
> [1]:

Er ... when I looked just now, the page at that URL began :

> How to Create Cryptocurrency – Simple Strategy

and continued:

> Everyone is aware of the bitcoin which is the cryptocurrency
> trending in the world of IT

In "the world of IT" we are instantly wondering who exactly has
written this webpage about a backup utility ....   Should we tell the
site owner his site may have been stolen ?

Matthias ?


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