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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1229

Directory traversal vulnerability in cpio 2.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary directories via a .. (dot dot) in a cpio file.
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2013-09-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

This is defined and documented behaviour: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=156313
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-1229 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20051229 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-1229

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Cpio 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Cpio 1

- References For CVE-2005-1229

ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:03.cpio.asc
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-06:03
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-May/0004.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:010
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.2/SCOSA-2006.2.txt
SCO SCOSA-2006.2
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.32/SCOSA-2005.32.txt
SCO SCOSA-2005.32
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=111403177526312&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20050420 cpio directory traversal vulnerability
http://secunia.com/advisories/16998
SECUNIA 16998
http://secunia.com/advisories/17123
SECUNIA 17123
http://secunia.com/advisories/18290
SECUNIA 18290
http://secunia.com/advisories/18395
SECUNIA 18395
http://secunia.com/advisories/20117
SECUNIA 20117
http://secunia.com/advisories/27857
SECUNIA 27857
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-846
DEBIAN DSA-846
http://www.osvdb.org/17939
OSVDB 17939
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:233
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:233
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/20204
XF cpio-directory-traversal(20204)
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-189-1
UBUNTU USN-189-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13291
BID 13291 CPIO Filename Directory Traversal Vulnerability Release Date:2007-12-18

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1229

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


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