Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:01:58 -0500 (EST) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: coley <coley@...re.org> Subject: Re: CVE Request: PEAR Installer 1.9.1 <= - Symlink Attack Please use CVE-2011-1072 Thanks. -- JB ----- Original Message ----- > The lack of symlink checks in the PEAR installer 1.9.1 <= while doing > installation and upgrades, which initiate various system write > operations, can cause privileged users unknowingly to overwrite > critical system files. > > Further information can be found in this temporary advisory > http://pear.php.net/advisory-20110228.txt and the > > Fixes can be found at http://news.php.net/php.pear.cvs/61264 > > - Helgi
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