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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-1267

Directory traversal vulnerability in GNU tar 1.13.19 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files during archive extraction via a tar file whose filenames contain a .. (dot dot).
Publish Date : 2001-07-12 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2001-07-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2001-1267 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20011267 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2001-1267

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU TAR 1.13.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU TAR 1

- References For CVE-2001-1267

http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000538
CONECTIVA CLA-2002:538
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-47800-1
SUNALERT 47800
http://online.securityfocus.com/advisories/4514
HP HPSBTL0209-068
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/10224.php
XF archive-extraction-directory-traversal(10224)
http://www.mandrakesoft.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:066
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2002:066
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-138.html
REDHAT RHSA-2002:138
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-218.html
REDHAT RHSA-2003:218
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3024
BID 3024 GNU Tar Hostile Destination Path Vulnerability Release Date:2007-10-01
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-096.html
REDHAT RHSA-2002:096
http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/196445
BUGTRAQ 20010712 SECURITY.NNOV: directory traversal and path globing in multiple archivers
ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/tar/tar-1.13.25.tar.gz CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-1267

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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