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CVE-2016-10173 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the minitar before 0.6 and archive-tar-minitar 0.5.2 gems for Ruby allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a TAR archive entry.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/01/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3778
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/24/7 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/29/1 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95874 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/halostatue/minitar/commit/e25205ecbb6277ae8a3df1e6a306d7ed4458b6e4 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/halostatue/minitar/issues/16 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2016-10173
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-32

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:minitar:archive-tar-minitar:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.5.2
 cpe:2.3:a:minitar:minitar:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.5.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10173
NVD Published Date:
02/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
12/08/2017