ID CVE-2007-4131
Summary Directory traversal vulnerability in the contains_dot_dot function in src/names.c in GNU tar allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via certain //.. (slash slash dot dot) sequences in directory symlinks in a TAR archive.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:as:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:as:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:desktop:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:desktop:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:es:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:es:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:ws:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:ws:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:5.0:*:client:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:5.0:*:client:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:rpath:rpath_linux:1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:rpath:rpath_linux:1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.13.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.14.90:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.14.90:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.15.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.15.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.15.90:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.15.90:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.15.91:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.15.91:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 6.8 (as of 15-10-2018 - 21:33)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
oval via4
  • accepted 2013-04-29T04:05:30.959-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Aharon Chernin
      organization SCAP.com, LLC
    • name Dragos Prisaca
      organization G2, Inc.
    definition_extensions
    • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
    • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
    • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
    • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
    • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
    • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
    description Directory traversal vulnerability in the contains_dot_dot function in src/names.c in GNU tar allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via certain //.. (slash slash dot dot) sequences in directory symlinks in a TAR archive.
    family unix
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10420
    status accepted
    submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
    title Directory traversal vulnerability in the contains_dot_dot function in src/names.c in GNU tar allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via certain //.. (slash slash dot dot) sequences in directory symlinks in a TAR archive.
    version 24
  • accepted 2010-06-07T04:00:50.880-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    name Pai Peng
    organization Hewlett-Packard
    definition_extensions
    • comment Solaris 9 (SPARC) is installed
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1457
    • comment Solaris 10 (SPARC) is installed
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1440
    • comment Solaris 9 (x86) is installed
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1683
    • comment Solaris 10 (x86) is installed
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1926
    description Directory traversal vulnerability in the contains_dot_dot function in src/names.c in GNU tar allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via certain //.. (slash slash dot dot) sequences in directory symlinks in a TAR archive.
    family unix
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7779
    status accepted
    submitted 2010-03-26T14:24:08.000-04:00
    title Security Vulnerabilities in GNU tar (see gtar(1)) May Lead to Files Being Overwritten, Execution of Arbitrary Code, or a Denial of Service (DoS)
    version 32
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 251921
title CVE-2007-4131 tar directory traversal vulnerability
oval
OR
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304001
    • comment tar is earlier than 0:1.14-12.5.1.RHEL4
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070860002
    • comment tar is signed with Red Hat master key
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060749003
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070331001
    • comment tar is earlier than 2:1.15.1-23.0.1.el5
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070860005
    • comment tar is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070860006
rhsa
id RHSA-2007:0860
released 2007-08-23
severity Moderate
title RHSA-2007:0860: tar security update (Moderate)
rpms
  • tar-0:1.14-12.5.1.RHEL4
  • tar-2:1.15.1-23.0.1.el5
refmap via4
apple APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
bid 25417
bugtraq
  • 20070825 rPSA-2007-0172-1 tar
  • 20070827 FLEA-2007-0049-1 tar
cert TA07-352A
confirm
debian DSA-1438
fedora FEDORA-2007-2673
freebsd FreeBSD-SA-07:10
gentoo GLSA-200709-09
mandriva MDKSA-2007:173
misc http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=251921
sectrack 1018599
secunia
  • 26573
  • 26590
  • 26603
  • 26604
  • 26655
  • 26673
  • 26674
  • 26781
  • 26822
  • 26984
  • 27453
  • 27861
  • 28136
  • 28255
sunalert 1021680
suse SUSE-SR:2007:018
trustix 2007-0026
ubuntu USN-506-1
vupen
  • ADV-2007-2958
  • ADV-2007-4238
Last major update 15-10-2018 - 21:33
Published 25-08-2007 - 00:17
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