Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 15:17:07 -0700 From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com 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 <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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