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Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 15:17:07 -0700
From: Vincent Danen <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: patch directory traversal flaw

* [2011-01-05 17:04:59 -0500] Dan Rosenberg wrote:

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

heh, yes indeed.  =)

>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 

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