GLSA-201101-04 : aria2: Directory traversal

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201101-04
(aria2: Directory traversal)

A directory traversal vulnerability was discovered in aria2.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to download from a specially
crafted metalink file, resulting in the creation of arbitrary files.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All aria2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/aria2-1.9.3'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51534 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1512

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