Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : gnu-patch (multiple_vulnerabilities_in_gnu_patch)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80626
SynopsisThe remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.
DescriptionThe 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)
SolutionUpgrade to Solaris 184.108.40.206.0.