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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: aria2: Directory traversal (GLSA 201101-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: January 15, 2011
Bug(s): #320975
ID: 201101-04

Synopsis


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

Package: net-misc/aria2
Vulnerable: < 1.9.3
Unaffected: >= 1.9.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


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


References

CVE-2010-1512
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