Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : fastjar (MDVSA-2010:122)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 47116


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


A 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.


Update the affected fastjar package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 47116

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-122.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/06/23

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fastjar, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0831

BID: 41006

MDVSA: 2010:122