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CVE-2021-41150 Detail

Current Description

Tough provides a set of Rust libraries and tools for using and generating the update framework (TUF) repositories. The tough library, prior to 0.12.0, does not properly sanitize delegated role names when caching a repository, or when loading a repository from the filesystem. When the repository is cached or loaded, files ending with the .json extension could be overwritten with role metadata anywhere on the system. A fix is available in version 0.12.0. No workarounds to this issue are known.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  8.2 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/awslabs/tough/commit/1809b9bd1106d78a51fbea3071aa97a3530bac9a Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/awslabs/tough/security/advisories/GHSA-r56q-vv3c-6g9c Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/theupdateframework/python-tuf/security/advisories/GHSA-wjw6-2cqr-j4qr Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST   Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-41150
NVD Published Date:
10/19/2021
NVD Last Modified:
10/26/2021
Source:
GitHub, Inc.