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Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2011 15:52:09 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: coley <coley@...re.org>
Subject: Re: CVE request: patch directory traversal flaw

Please use CVE-2010-4651.

Thanks.

-- 
    JB

----- Original Message -----
> 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
> '..'.
> 
> References:
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=667529
> http://osdir.com/ml/bug-patch-gnu/2010-12/msg00000.html
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> --
> Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team

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