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CVE-2016-10173

Published: 1 February 2017

Directory traversal vulnerability in the minitar before 0.6 and archive-tar-minitar 0.5.2 gems for Ruby allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a TAR archive entry.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
ruby-archive-tar-minitar
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

precise
Released (0.5.2-2+deb8u1build0.12.04.1)
trusty
Released (0.5.2-2+deb8u1build0.14.04.1)
upstream
Released (0.5.2-2+deb8u1)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/halostatue/minitar/commit/e25205ecbb6277ae8a3df1e6a306d7ed4458b6e4

ruby-minitar
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(0.5.4-3.1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(0.5.4-3.1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(0.5.4-3.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (0.5.4-3.1)
xenial
Released (0.5.4-3.1build0.16.04.1)
yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Not vulnerable
(0.5.4-3.1)
Patches:

upstream: https://github.com/halostatue/minitar/commit/e25205ecbb6277ae8a3df1e6a306d7ed4458b6e4

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact High
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N