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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37696


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


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


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37696

File Name: freebsd_pkg_61480a9a22b211d9814e0001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/10/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/10/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0916