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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4829

Directory traversal vulnerability in the Archive::Tar Perl module 1.36 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a TAR archive that contains a file whose name is an absolute path or has ".." sequences.
Publish Date : 2007-11-02 Last Update Date : 2018-08-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2007-08-12 2007-08-24
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Directory traversal vulnerability in the Archive::Tar Perl module 1.36 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11658 unix
ELSA-2010:0505: perl-Archive-Tar security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23048 unix
RHSA-2010:0505: perl-Archive-Tar security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22332 unix
RHSA-2010:0505: perl-Archive-Tar security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100505 unix
USN-700-1 -- libarchive-tar-perl, perl vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21014 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-2007-4829

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Archive Tar Project Archive TAR Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Archive 1
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4

- References For CVE-2007-4829 CONFIRM CONFIRM
XF perl-archivetar-directory-traversal(38285)
VUPEN ADV-2007-3755
BID 26355 Perl Archive::Tar Module Remote Directory Traversal Vulnerability Release Date:2010-07-01
GENTOO GLSA-200812-10

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4829

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