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CVE-2007-4131 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the contains_dot_dot function in src/names.c in GNU tar allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via certain //.. (slash slash dot dot) sequences in directory symlinks in a TAR archive.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/24/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=251921
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
http://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:10.gtar.asc
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200709-09.xml
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021680.1-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-383.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1438
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:173
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_18_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0860.html Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/477731/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/477865/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25417
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018599
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0026/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-506-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2958
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1631
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10420
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7779
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00370.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10420
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10420
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7779
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7779

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.14.90:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.15.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.15.90:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.15.91:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:as:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:desktop:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:es:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:ws:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:server:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:5.0:*:client:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:rpath:rpath_linux:1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4131
NVD Published Date:
08/24/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018