Vulnerability CVE-2007-4829


Published: 2007-11-02   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Directory traversal vulnerability in the Archive::Tar Perl module 1.36 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a TAR archive that contains a file whose name is an absolute path or has ".." sequences.

Type:

CWE-22

(Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
CPAN -> Archive tar perl module 
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 

 References:
http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=29517
http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=30380
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200812-10.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26355
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-700-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-700-2
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3755
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=295021
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38285
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1716
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11658

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