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CVE-2005-1918

CVE information

Published

16 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Low

Impact Analysis

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 "/"..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Low
Base Score
2.6/10
Exploit Score
4.9/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
High
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
None
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:advanced_server_ia64
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1:*:ia64:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:workstation:*:*:*:*:
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:enterprise_server:*:
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1:*:itanium:*:
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:advanced_server:*:*:
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:enterprise_server:*:
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:workstation:*:*:*:*:
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:workstation_ia64:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:advanced_servers:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:enterprise_server_ia
  Yes
- -