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Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:01:58 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: coley <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: PEAR Installer 1.9.1 <= - Symlink

Please use CVE-2011-1072



----- Original Message -----
> The lack of symlink checks in the PEAR installer 1.9.1 <= while doing
> installation and upgrades, which initiate various system write
> operations, can cause privileged users unknowingly to overwrite
> critical system files.
> Further information can be found in this temporary advisory
> and the
> Fixes can be found at
> - Helgi

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