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CVE-2018-1000849 Detail

Description

Alpine Linux version Versions prior to 2.6.10, 2.7.6, and 2.10.1 contains a Other/Unknown vulnerability in apk-tools (Alpine Linux' package manager) that can result in Remote Code Execution. This attack appear to be exploitable via A specially crafted APK-file can cause apk to write arbitrary data to an attacker-specified file, due to bugs in handling long link target name and the way a regular file is extracted.. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 2.6.10, 2.7.6, and 2.10.1.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/20/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://alpinelinux.org/posts/Alpine-3.8.1-released.html
https://git.alpinelinux.org/cgit/apk-tools/commit/?id=6484ed9849f03971eb48ee1fdc21a2f128247eb1
https://justi.cz/security/2018/09/13/alpine-apk-rce.html

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1000849
NVD Published Date:
12/20/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/20/2018