Follow @Openwall on Twitter for new release announcements and other news
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 17:04:59 -0500
From: Dan Rosenberg <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: patch directory traversal flaw

Be sure to be careful while applying the patch to fix this one. :p


On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 4:54 PM, Vincent Danen <> wrote:
> 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:
> Thanks.
> --
> Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Please check out the Open Source Software Security Wiki, which is counterpart to this mailing list.

Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.