GLSA-202101-23 : PEAR Archive_Tar: Directory traversal

high Nessus Plugin ID 145432

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202101-23 (PEAR Archive_Tar: Directory traversal)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PEAR Archive_Tar.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All PEAR-Archive_Tar users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-php/PEAR-Archive_Tar-1.4.12'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202101-23

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145432

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202101-23.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 1/26/2021

Updated: 2/2/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:PEAR-Archive_Tar, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/26/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/19/2020

Exploitable With

Metasploit (PEAR Archive_Tar 1.4.10 Arbitrary File Write)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-28948, CVE-2020-28949, CVE-2020-36193

GLSA: 202101-23