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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0624

Heap-based buffer overflow in the rmt_read__ function in lib/rtapelib.c in the rmt client functionality in GNU tar before 1.23 and GNU cpio before 2.11 allows remote rmt servers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code by sending more data than was requested, related to archive filenames that contain a : (colon) character.
Publish Date : 2010-03-15 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- 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 2010-02-12 2010-03-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-0624 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0144 -- cpio security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27994 unix
ELSA-2010:0141: tar security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22400 unix
ELSA-2010:0144: cpio security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22814 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in the rmt_read__ function in lib/rtapelib.c in the rmt client functionality in GNU tar befor... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10277 unix
RHSA-2010:0141: tar security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22152 unix
RHSA-2010:0141: tar security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100141 unix
RHSA-2010:0142: tar security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100142 unix
RHSA-2010:0143: cpio security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100143 unix
RHSA-2010:0144: cpio security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100144 unix
RHSA-2010:0144: cpio security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21485 unix
RHSA-2010:0145: cpio security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100145 unix
VMware ESX,Service Console update for cpio and tar. oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6907 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-2010-0624

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Cpio 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Cpio 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Cpio 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Cpio 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Cpio 2.4-2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Cpio 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Cpio 2.5.90 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Cpio 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Cpio 2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Cpio 2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Cpio 2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Cpio 2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU TAR 1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU TAR 1.13.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU TAR 1.13.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU TAR 1.13.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU TAR 1.13.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU TAR 1.13.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU TAR 1.13.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU TAR 1.13.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU TAR 1.13.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU TAR 1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU TAR 1.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU TAR 1.14.90 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU TAR 1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GNU TAR 1.15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application GNU TAR 1.15.90 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application GNU TAR 1.15.91 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application GNU TAR 1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application GNU TAR 1.16.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application GNU TAR 1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application GNU TAR 1.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application GNU TAR 1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application GNU TAR 1.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application GNU TAR 1.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application GNU TAR 1.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Cpio 12

- References For CVE-2010-0624 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2010-0729
VUPEN ADV-2010-0728
VUPEN ADV-2010-0629
VUPEN ADV-2010-0628
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0141
BUGTRAQ 20101027 rPSA-2010-0070-1 cpio tar
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0145
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0144
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0142
VUPEN ADV-2010-0639
VUPEN ADV-2010-0687
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:011
GENTOO GLSA-201111-11

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0624

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