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Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:17:27 +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 Wed, 22 Jan 2020 at 13:24, Matthias Gerstner
<> wrote:
> > > 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,
> I have heard back from the author and he told me that
> never was owned by him, but created by some user of storeBackup
> The official upstream website is on GNU Savannah [1].
> [1]:

Thanks Matthias for the clarification.


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