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Bug 668930 - (CVE-2011-0402) CVE-2011-0402 dpkg: arbitrary file modification via symlink attack
CVE-2011-0402 dpkg: arbitrary file modification via symlink attack
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 668923
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Reported: 2011-01-11 23:17 EST by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2011-02-12 07:16 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-02-12 07:16:43 EST
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Description Vincent Danen 2011-01-11 23:17:24 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2011-0402 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2011-0402
Assigned: 20110110
Reference: DEBIAN:DSA-2142
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Reference: UBUNTU:USN-1038-1
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Reference: SECUNIA:42826
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Reference: SECUNIA:42831
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Reference: VUPEN:ADV-2011-0040
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Reference: VUPEN:ADV-2011-0044
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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 2011-01-11 23:20:51 EST
Created dpkg tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 668923]

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