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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-12015

In Perl through 5.26.2, the Archive::Tar module allows remote attackers to bypass a directory-traversal protection mechanism, and overwrite arbitrary files, via an archive file containing a symlink and a regular file with the same name.
Publish Date : 2018-06-07 Last Update Date : 2020-08-24
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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 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversalBypass a restriction or similar

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:2097: perl-Archive-Tar security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20192097 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-2018-12015

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Archive\ \ Tar Project Archive\ \ TAR Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 17.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Netapp Data Ontap Edge - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Netapp Oncommand Workflow Automation - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Netapp Snap Creator Framework - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Netapp Snapdrive - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Perl Perl * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 1
Archive\ \ 1
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5
Debian Debian Linux 2
Netapp Data Ontap Edge 1
Netapp Oncommand Workflow Automation 1
Netapp Snap Creator Framework 1
Netapp Snapdrive 1
Perl Perl 1

- References For CVE-2018-12015
REDHAT RHSA-2019:2097
FULLDISC 20190326 APPLE-SA-2019-3-25-2 macOS Mojave 10.14.4, Security Update 2019-002 High Sierra, Security Update 2019-002 Sierra
BUGTRAQ 20190326 APPLE-SA-2019-3-25-2 macOS Mojave 10.14.4, Security Update 2019-002 High Sierra, Security Update 2019-002 Sierra CONFIRM
BID 104423 Perl CVE-2018-12015 Directory Traversal Vulnerability Release Date:2018-06-07

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-12015

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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