Directory traversal vulnerability in utils/opcontrol in OProfile 0.9.6
and earlier might allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a
.. (dot dot) in the --save argument, related to the --session-dir
argument, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1760.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20110503 Re: Re: CVE Request -- oprofile -- Local privilege escalation via crafted opcontrol event parameter when authorized by sudo
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