Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 17:04:59 -0500 From: Dan Rosenberg <dan.j.rosenberg@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: patch directory traversal flaw Be sure to be careful while applying the patch to fix this one. :p -Dan On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 4:54 PM, Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> 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: > > 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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