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Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:37:02 -0600
From: Jamie Strandboge <jamie@...onical.com>
To: cve-assign@...re.org
Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, security <security@...ntu.com>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: click


I forgot to CC cve-assign@...re.org on the initial request so bringing them in
the loop now.


On 01/11/2016 11:42 AM, Jamie Strandboge wrote:
> 
> Hi MITRE, all,
> 
> A vulnerability was discovered in the click package system:
> https://launchpad.net/bugs/1506467
> http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2771-1/
> 
> It was fixed in 0.4.42 with:
> https://code.launchpad.net/~cjwatson/click/audit-missing-dot-slash/+merge/274554
> 
> This is an input sanitization bug where click assumed leading paths were always
> prefixed with './' which, for example, allows a crafted click to ship a '.click'
> directory to manipulate the click install process.
> 
> Can we get a CVE for this?
> 
> Thanks!
> 


-- 
Jamie Strandboge                 http://www.ubuntu.com/


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