Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 18:59:15 +0000 From: Helgi Þormar Þorbjörnsson <helgi@....net> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE Request: PEAR Installer 1.9.1 <= - Symlink Attack 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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