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USN-2183-1: dpkg vulnerability

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USN-2183-1: dpkg vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
04/28/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/28/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the unpacking functionality in dpkg before 1.15.9, 1.16.x before 1.16.13, and 1.17.x before 1.17.8 allows remote attackers to write arbitrary files via a crafted source package, related to "C-style filename quoting."

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-dpkg-dev
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libdpkg-perl

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