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CVE-2005-1918 at MITRE

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 "/".

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Novell/SUSE information

Novell Bugzilla entry: 145081

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
  • tar >= 1.13.25-325.13
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 12765
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • tar >= 1.13.25-325.6
ul1.x86-64
ul1.ppc
ul1.s390
ul1.ia64
sles9-nlpos.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 10903
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • tar >= 1.13.25-328
ul1.x86-64
ul1.ppc
ul1.s390
ul1.ia64
sles9-nlpos.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 10903

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