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CVE-2005-1918 Detail

Current Description

The original patch for a GNU tar directory traversal vulnerability (CVE-2002-0399) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 2.1 uses an "incorrect optimization" that allows user-assisted attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a crafted tar file, probably involving "/../" sequences with a leading "/".

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2005
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060301-01.U.asc
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015655 Patch
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-110.htm
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_05_sr.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0195.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/430297/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5834 Patch
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=140589
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9946

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9946
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9946

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1918
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018