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Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2011 15:52:09 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: coley <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: patch directory traversal flaw

Please use CVE-2010-4651.



----- Original Message -----
> 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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