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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0399

Directory traversal vulnerability in GNU tar 1.13.19 through 1.13.25, and possibly later versions, allows attackers to overwrite arbitrary files during archive extraction via a (1) "/.." or (2) "./.." string, which removes the leading slash but leaves the "..", a variant of CVE-2001-1267.
Publish Date : 2002-10-10 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 2002-09-30
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2002-0399 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0399

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU TAR 1.13.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2002-0399
BID 5834 GNU Tar Hostile Destination Path Variant Vulnerability Release Date:2007-10-01 CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:019
REDHAT RHSA-2002:096
BUGTRAQ 20070827 FLEA-2007-0049-1 tar
BUGTRAQ 20070825 rPSA-2007-0172-1 tar
XF archive-extraction-directory-traversal(10224)
ENGARDE ESA-20021003-022
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:005
SUNALERT 1000928
BUGTRAQ 20020928 GNU tar (Re: Allot Netenforcer problems, GNU TAR flaw)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0399

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