Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : gnu-patch (multiple_vulnerabilities_in_gnu_patch)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- Directory traversal vulnerability in dpkg-source in dpkg
before 1.14.31 and 1.15.x allows user-assisted remote
attackers to modify arbitrary files via directory
traversal sequences in a patch for a source-format 3.0
package. (CVE-2010-1679)

- Directory traversal vulnerability in util.c in GNU patch
2.6.1 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers
to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a filename
that is specified with a .. (dot dot) or full pathname,
a related issue to CVE-2010-1679. (CVE-2010-4651)

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80626 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1679

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