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CVE-2010-4651 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/?id=685a78b6052f4df6eac6d625a545cfb54a6ac0e1 Patch
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011//Jun/msg00000.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/055241.html Patch
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/055246.html Patch
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-patch/2010-12/msg00000.html Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/05/10 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/06/19 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/06/20
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/06/21 Patch
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4723
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46768
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0600 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=667529 Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE-22)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gnu_patch:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gnu_patch:2.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gnu_patch:2.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gnu_patch:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gnu_patch:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.6.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4651
NVD Published Date:
03/11/2011
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016