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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      Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1228
Original release date:
05/02/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.58/SCOSA-2005.58.txt External Source SCO SCOSA-2005.58
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=305255 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=305255
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006//Aug/msg00000.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-08-01
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111402732406477&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20050420 gzip directory traversal vulnerability
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-357.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:357
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.555852 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2006-262
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101816-1 External Source SUNALERT 101816
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-752 External Source DEBIAN DSA-752
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19289 External Source BID 19289
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-214A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA06-214A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3101 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3101
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/20199 External Source XF gzip-n-directory-traversal(20199)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11057 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11057
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A170 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:170
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A382 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:382

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

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