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List of Security Fixes and Improvements in Veeam Agent for Linux

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Veeam Agent for Linux

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This article describes all security-related fixes and improvements introduced in each release or update of Veeam Agent for Linux. The goal of this article is to provide our customers' security and compliance teams with the detailed information on security improvements between releases, in order to help them make an informed decision on whether it is critical to upgrade from their current Veeam Agent for Linux version to a latter one.

Security Fixes and Improvements OpenSSL library updated to 1.0.2zi. LZ4 library updated to 1.9.4. Updated zlib library to 1.2.13. Stronger backup encryption. - (See pg. 7 of Veeam Backup & Replication 12.1 What's New PDF) OpenSSL Library updated to the newest version (1.0.2zg). OpenSSL was updated to v1.0.2zi. liblz4 was updated to v1.9.4. zlib was updated to v1.2.13. PuTTY was updated to 0.80. Addressed an issue with insecure default permissions of files created in /tmp LZ4 compression library version has been updated to version 1.9.2. Sensitive information used by managed Linux agent may get logged in the Linux operating system logs. Creating an SMB repository using CLI command causes plain text password to be logged in the Veeam debug log. An issue of insecure file permissions was addressed (vulnerability reported by RACK911 Labs). OpenSSL was updated to version 1.0.2t.

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