Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : fastjar (MDVSA-2010:122)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 47116
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA 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).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected fastjar package.