Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.04 / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : fastjar vulnerability (USN-953-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Dan Rosenberg discovered that fastjar incorrectly handled file paths
containing '..' when unpacking archives. If a user or an automated
system were tricked into unpacking a specially crafted jar file,
arbitrary files could be overwritten with user privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected fastjar package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47109 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0831