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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2005-1918

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2005-1918

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
12/31/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The original patch for a GNU tar directory traversal vulnerability (CVE-2002-0399) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 2.1 uses an "incorrect optimization" that allows user-assisted attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a crafted tar file, probably involving "/../" sequences with a leading "/".

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-tar

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