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Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2011 10:37:22 +0000
From: Thomas Biege <>
Subject: Re: kiwi shell meta char injection

This email was sent a bit too early.

On Mi, 2011-11-02 at 10:03 +0000, Thomas Biege wrote:
> Hi,
> my colleagues found the following:
> CVE-2011-3180: The path of overlay files was not escaped which allowed
> shell meta character injection via the chown(1) command-line.
> CVE-2011-4195: The image name was not escaped properly and can be used
> in conjunction with other applications to execute arbitrary shell
> commands.

In the master branch the following commits are interesting:

> Cheers,
> Thomas

Thomas Biege <>, Project Manager IT-Security
SUSE LINUX GmbH, GF: Jeff Hawn, Jennifer Guild, Felix Imend├Ârffer, HRB
21284 (AG N├╝rnberg)
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