CVE-2014-0471

NameCVE-2014-0471
DescriptionDirectory 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."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2915-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dpkg (PTS)wheezy1.16.18fixed
wheezy (security)1.16.17fixed
jessie1.17.27fixed
jessie (security)1.17.26fixed
stretch, sid1.18.7fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dpkgsource(unstable)1.17.8medium
dpkgsourcesqueeze1.15.9mediumDSA-2915-1
dpkgsourcewheezy1.16.13mediumDSA-2915-1

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