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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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:advanced_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:advanced_server_ia64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:enterprise_server_ia64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:workstation:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:workstation_ia64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:advanced_servers:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:workstation:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1:*:ia64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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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