FreeBSD : unarj -- directory traversal vulnerability (1f922de0-3fe5-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18863


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


unarj has insufficient checks for filenames that contain ... This can allow an attacker to overwrite arbitrary files with the permissions of the user running unarj.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18863

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1f922de03fe511d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:unarj, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2004/11/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1027

BID: 11436