Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : fastjar (MDVSA-2010:122)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in fastjar :

Directory traversal vulnerability in the extract_jar function in
jartool.c in FastJar 0.98 allows remote attackers to create or
overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a non-initial pathname
component in a filename within a .jar archive, a related issue to
CVE-2005-1080. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an
incomplete fix for CVE-2006-3619 (CVE-2010-0831).

Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended
Maintenance Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149&products_id=4
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected fastjar package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47116 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-122.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 41006

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0831

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