FreeBSD : cabextract -- insecure directory handling (61480a9a-22b2-11d9-814e-0001020eed82)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

cabextract has insufficient checks for file names that contain ../.
This can cause files to be extracted to the parent directory.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?399b6d36
http://www.nessus.org/u?92081946

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37696 (freebsd_pkg_61480a9a22b211d9814e0001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0916

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