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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0282

Directory traversal vulnerability in UnZip 5.50 allows attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via invalid characters between two . (dot) characters, which are filtered and result in a ".." sequence.
Publish Date : 2003-06-16 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied 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 moderate 2003-05-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
UnZip 5.0 Directory Traversal Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:619 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0282

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Info-zip Unzip 5.50 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS SCO Openlinux Server 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS SCO Openlinux Workstation 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Info-zip Unzip 1
SCO Openlinux Server 1
SCO Openlinux Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2003-0282
XF unzip-dotdot-directory-traversal(12004)
CIAC N-111
CALDERA CSSA-2003-031.0
IMMUNIX IMNX-2003-7+-017-01
BUGTRAQ 20030509 unzip directory traversal revisited
BUGTRAQ 20030710 [OpenPKG-SA-2003.033] OpenPKG Security Advisory (infozip)
TURBO TLSA-2003-42
REDHAT RHSA-2003:199
REDHAT RHSA-2003:200
BID 7550 Info-ZIP UnZip Encoded Character Hostile Destination Path Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0282

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