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From: Tobias Heinlein <keytoaster@g.o>
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Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201101-04 ] aria2: Directory traversal
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 23:13:21
Message-Id: 4D3215CF.3030504@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201101-04
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: aria2: Directory traversal
      Date: January 15, 2011
      Bugs: #320975
        ID: 201101-04

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Synopsis
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A directory traversal vulnerability has been found in aria2.

Background
==========

aria2 is a download utility with resuming and segmented downloading
with HTTP/HTTPS/FTP/BitTorrent support.

Affected packages
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     Package         /  Vulnerable  /                       Unaffected
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  1  net-misc/aria2       < 1.9.3                             >= 1.9.3

Description
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A directory traversal vulnerability was discovered in aria2.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to download from a specially
crafted metalink file, resulting in the creation of arbitrary files.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All aria2 users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/aria2-1.9.3"

References
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  [ 1 ] CVE-2010-1512
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1512

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201101-04.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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