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Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 14:54:57 -0700
From: Vincent Danen <>
Subject: CVE request: patch directory traversal flaw

We got a heads up on a directory traversal flaw in patch.  I don't think
a CVE name has been assigned to it; could we get one?  It allows for the
creation of arbitrary files in unexpected places due to the use of '..'.



Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team 

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