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Mageia alert MGASA-2014-0289 (dpkg)

From:  Mageia Updates <>
Subject:  [updates-announce] MGASA-2014-0289: Updated dpkg packages fixes security vulnerabilities
Date:  Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:48:10 +0200
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MGASA-2014-0289 - Updated dpkg packages fixes security vulnerabilities Publication date: 08 Jul 2014 URL: Type: security Affected Mageia releases: 3, 4 CVE: CVE-2014-0471, CVE-2014-3864, CVE-2014-3865 Description: Jakub Wilk discovered that dpkg did not correctly parse C-style filename quoting, allowing for paths to be traversed when unpacking a source package, leading to the creation of files outside the directory of the source being unpacked (CVE-2014-0471). Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in dpkg that allow file modification through path traversal when unpacking source packages with especially-crafted patch files (CVE-2014-3864, CVE-2014-3865). References: - - - - - - SRPMS: - 4/core/dpkg-1.17.10-1.1.mga4 - 3/core/dpkg-1.16.15-1.1.mga3

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