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LIN5-19982 : Security Advisory - elfutils - CVE-2014-9447

Created: Jan 14, 2015    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Apr 16, 2015
Found In Version: 5.0.1
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace


Directory traversal vulnerability in the read_long_names function in libelf/elf_begin.c in elfutils 0.152 and 0.161 allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files to the root directory via a / (slash) in a crafted archive, as demonstrated using the ar program.

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