Fedora 28 : perl-Archive-Tar (2018-4e088b6d7c)

high Nessus Plugin ID 120409

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This release fixes CVE-2018-12015 vulnerability (a directory traversal). It also fixes creating a file with a trailing white space on the file name. It also allows to archive absolute path names and it speeds up extracting large archives.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected perl-Archive-Tar package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-4e088b6d7c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120409

File Name: fedora_2018-4e088b6d7c.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/3/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl-Archive-Tar, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:28

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/18/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/7/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12015