Bug 668930 (CVE-2011-0402) - CVE-2011-0402 dpkg: arbitrary file modification via symlink attack
Summary: CVE-2011-0402 dpkg: arbitrary file modification via symlink attack
Alias: CVE-2011-0402
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: public=20110111,reported=20110111,sou...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 668923
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-01-12 04:17 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2019-06-08 18:42 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2011-02-12 12:16:43 UTC

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Description Vincent Danen 2011-01-12 04:17:24 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2011-0402 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2011-0402
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-0402
Assigned: 20110110
Reference: DEBIAN:DSA-2142
Reference: URL: http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2142
Reference: UBUNTU:USN-1038-1
Reference: URL: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1038-1
Reference: SECUNIA:42826
Reference: URL: http://secunia.com/advisories/42826
Reference: SECUNIA:42831
Reference: URL: http://secunia.com/advisories/42831
Reference: VUPEN:ADV-2011-0040
Reference: URL: http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0040
Reference: VUPEN:ADV-2011-0044
Reference: URL: http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0044

dpkg-source in dpkg before 1.14.31 and 1.15.x allows user-assisted
remote attackers to modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on
unspecified files in the .pc directory.

Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2011-01-12 04:20:51 UTC
Created dpkg tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 668923]

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