Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in Lintian 1.23.x through 1.23.28, 1.24.x through 220.127.116.11, and 2.x before 2.3.2 allow remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files or obtain sensitive information via vectors involving (1) control field names, (2) control field values, and (3) control files of patch systems.
Publish Date : 2010-02-02 Last Update Date : 2010-02-03
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