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[ GLSA 201101-04 ] aria2: Directory traversal
From: Tobias Heinlein <keytoaster () gentoo org>
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 22:46:55 +0100

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201101-04
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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
===========

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
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

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
============

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 () gentoo org 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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