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


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


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.


Software in the Public Interest, Inc.



CVSSv2 Score

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

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