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Bug 1059947 (CVE-2014-1833)

Summary: CVE-2014-1833 devscripts: directory traversal flaw in uupdate
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Murray McAllister <mmcallis>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: jrusnack, manisandro
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Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20140130,reported=20140130,source=debian,cvss2=5.0/AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N,fedora-20/devscripts=affected,cwe=CWE-22
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Description Murray McAllister 2014-01-30 22:09:45 EST
Jakub Wilk reported a directory traversal flaw in uupdate that "can trick uupdate into patching files outside the source package directory". A patch is not yet available.

Further details and a reproducer are available from http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=737160
Comment 1 Murray McAllister 2014-01-30 22:13:14 EST
CVE request: http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/01/31/7
Comment 2 Murray McAllister 2014-01-30 22:13:52 EST
Created devscripts tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-20 [bug 1059948]
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2014-10-28 02:39:55 EDT
devscripts-2.14.10-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2014-11-01 12:32:07 EDT
devscripts-2.14.10-1.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.