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USN-909-1: dpkg vulnerability

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USN-909-1: dpkg vulnerability

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/15/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the dpkg-source component in dpkg before 1.14.29 allows remote attackers to modify arbitrary files via a crafted Debian source archive.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-dpkg-dev

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