An issue was discovered in the tar crate before 0.4.36 for Rust. When symlinks are present in a TAR archive, extraction can create arbitrary directories via .. traversal.
Published 2021-08-10 23:15:07
Updated 2022-06-28 14:11:45
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-38511

0.09%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 39 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-38511

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-38511

References for CVE-2021-38511

Products affected by CVE-2021-38511

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