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CVE-2020-27833 Detail

Description

A Zip Slip vulnerability was found in the oc binary in openshift-clients where an arbitrary file write is achieved by using a specially crafted raw container image (.tar file) which contains symbolic links. The vulnerability is limited to the command `oc image extract`. If a symbolic link is first created pointing within the tarball, this allows further symbolic links to bypass the existing path check. This flaw allows the tarball to create links outside the tarball's parent directory, allowing for executables or configuration files to be overwritten, resulting in arbitrary code execution. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability. Versions up to and including openshift-clients-4.7.0-202104250659.p0.git.95881af are affected.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27833 Vendor Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1905945 Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-27833
NVD Published Date:
05/14/2021
NVD Last Modified:
02/21/2024
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.