Upstream information

CVE-2016-10173 at MITRE


Directory traversal vulnerability in the minitar before 0.6 and archive-tar-minitar 0.5.2 gems for Ruby allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a TAR archive entry.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1021740 [IN_PROGRESS], 1096174

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • ruby2.1-rubygem-minitar >= 0.5.4-3.1
  • ruby2.1-rubygem-minitar-doc >= 0.5.4-3.1
  • rubygem-minitar >= 0.5.4-3.1

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Containers 12 rubygem-archive-tar-minitar In progress