CVE Reference: CVE-2007-4131

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CVE-2007-4131

Description:
Directory traversal vulnerability in the contains_dot_dot function in src/names.c in GNU tar allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via certain //.. (slash slash dot dot) sequences in directory symlinks in a TAR archive.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-506-1

TRUSTIX
  http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0026/

SUSE
  http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_18_sr.html

SUNALERT
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021680.1-1

ST
  1018599

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA26674
  Secunia Advisory: SA26603
  Secunia Advisory: SA26604
  Secunia Advisory: SA26590
  Secunia Advisory: SA26573
  Secunia Advisory: SA26673
  Secunia Advisory: SA26655
  Secunia Advisory: SA26781
  Secunia Advisory: SA26822
  Secunia Advisory: SA26984
  Secunia Advisory: SA27453
  Secunia Advisory: SA27861
  Secunia Advisory: SA28136
  Secunia Advisory: SA28255

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0860.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10420
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7779

MISC
  http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=251921

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:173

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200709-09.xml

FREEBSD
  http://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:10.gtar.asc

FEDORA

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1438

CONFIRM
  http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
  http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-383.htm

CERT
  http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/477865/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/477731/100/0/threaded

BID
  25417

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html


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