85611 : devscripts dget Multiple File Handling Source Package Parsing Remote Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-09-15

Description

devscripts contains a flaw that is triggered when certain input passed via dget is not properly verified during the handling of .dsc and .change files. With a specially crafted source package, a context-dependent attacker can execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Third-Party Solution
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Third-party Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Debian has released updated packages to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory or solution in the references section.

Products

Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
devscripts
Unspecified

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.8
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-10-01 | Disagree?

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