Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 14:54:57 -0700 From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com 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 '..'. 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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