Debian Linux 2.1 dump Symlink Restore Vulnerability Solution:
Debian has released an upgrade to version 0.41b9-0slink1 of dump.
Debian dump 0.4 b9
Debian dump 0.4b9-0slink1
This version of dump "Uses lchown instead of chown, fixing a possible security problem when restoring symlinks (a malicious user could use this to deliberately corrupt the ownership of important system files)".