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Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:07:09 +0100
From: Matthias Gerstner <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2020-7040: storeBackup: denial of service and
 symlink attack vector via fixed lockfile path /tmp/storeBackup.lock


> > Should we tell the site owner his site may have been stolen ?
> Hmm I never bothered to look deeper into the website but now that you're
> pointing to it, it looks strange. I can give the upstream author a hint,
> to check up on his website.

I have heard back from the author and he told me that
never was owned by him, but created by some user of storeBackup, and by
now is completely unrelated to the software. He wants to remove any
reference to the URL from his documentation.

The official upstream website is on GNU Savannah [1].




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