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CVE-2005-1228 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in gunzip -N in gzip 1.2.4 through 1.3.5 allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary directories via a .. (dot dot) in the original filename within a compressed file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.58/SCOSA-2005.58.txt
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=305255 Patch
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006//Aug/msg00000.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111402732406477&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-357.html
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.555852
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101816-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-752
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19289
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-214A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3101
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/20199
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11057
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A170
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A382

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11057
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11057
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:170
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:170
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:382
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:382

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1228
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017