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1092210: CVE-2014-0471 dpkg: path traversal when unpacking a source package

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Directory traversal vulnerability in the unpacking functionality in dpkg before 1.15.9, 1.16.x before 1.16.13, and 1.17.x before 1.17.8 allows remote attackers to write arbitrary files via a crafted source package, related to "C-style filename quoting."

Find out more about CVE-2014-0471 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 1.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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