GLSA-201209-21 : fastjar: Directory traversal

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-21
(fastjar: Directory traversal)

Two directory traversal vulnerabilities have been discovered in fastjar.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted JAR
file, possibly resulting in the creation or truncation of arbitrary

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All fastjar users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/fastjar-0.98-r1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62363 ()

Bugtraq ID: 41006

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0831