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CVE-2015-2060 Detail

Current Description

cabextract before 1.6 does not properly check for leading slashes when extracting files, which allows remote attackers to conduct absolute directory traversal attacks via a malformed UTF-8 character that is changed to a UTF-8 encoded slash.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/151145.html Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/151147.html Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.cabextract.org.uk/ Vendor Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:064 Broken Link
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/18/3 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/23/16 Mailing List Mitigation Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/23/24 Mailing List Mitigation Third Party Advisory

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:cabextract:cabextract:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
1.6
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-2060
NVD Published Date:
11/29/2019
NVD Last Modified:
12/16/2019