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USN-2242-1: dpkg vulnerabilities

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USN-2242-1: dpkg vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/30/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/12/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in dpkg-source in dpkg-dev 1.3.0 allow remote attackers to modify files outside of the intended directories via a source package with a crafted Index: pseudo-header in conjunction with (1) missing --- and +++ header lines or (2) a +++ header line with a blank pathname.

Solution(s)

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

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