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CVE-2005-1229 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in cpio 2.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary directories via a .. (dot dot) in a cpio file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1229
Original release date:
05/02/2005
Last revised:
07/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

This is defined and documented behaviour: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=156313

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:03.cpio.asc External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-06:03
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.2/SCOSA-2006.2.txt External Source SCO SCOSA-2006.2
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.32/SCOSA-2005.32.txt External Source SCO SCOSA-2005.32
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-May/0004.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:010
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111403177526312&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20050420 cpio directory traversal vulnerability
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-846 External Source DEBIAN DSA-846
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:233 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:233
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13291 External Source BID 13291
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-189-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-189-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/20204 External Source XF cpio-directory-traversal(20204)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:cpio:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.6

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