Upstream information

CVE-2007-4134 at MITRE

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in extract.c in star before 1.5a84 allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via certain //.. (slash slash dot dot) sequences in directory symlinks in a TAR archive.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 302489 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • star >= 1.5final-28.19
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA star
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • star >= 1.5final-28.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA star
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • star >= 1.5final-28.23.23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA star
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • star >= 1.5final-28.23.25.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA star