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<glsa id="201101-04">
<title>aria2: Directory traversal</title>
A directory traversal vulnerability has been found in aria2.
<product type="ebuild">aria2</product>
<announced>January 15, 2011</announced>
<revised>January 15, 2011: 01</revised>
<package name="net-misc/aria2" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.9.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.9.3</vulnerable>
aria2 is a download utility with resuming and segmented downloading
with HTTP/HTTPS/FTP/BitTorrent support.
A directory traversal vulnerability was discovered in aria2.
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could entice a user to download from a specially
crafted metalink file, resulting in the creation of arbitrary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All aria2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-misc/aria2-1.9.3&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2010-1512</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 23 May 2010 20:17:09 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 27 May 2010 13:19:55 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 30 May 2010 18:46:48 +0000">