CVE-ID

CVE-2015-8768

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Description
click/install.py in click does not require files in package filesystem tarballs to start with ./ (dot slash), which allows remote attackers to install an alternate security policy and gain privileges via a crafted package, as demonstrated by the test.mmrow app for Ubuntu phone.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Entry Created
20160112 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20160112)
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Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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