Bug 138835 - CAN-2004-1027 unarj directory traversal issue
CAN-2004-1027 unarj directory traversal issue
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: unarj (Show other bugs)
2.1
All Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Lon Hohberger
impact=low,reported=20041109
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Reported: 2004-11-11 09:47 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-12 13:38:55 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2004-11-11 09:47:02 EST
This message was posted to full-disclosure

http://lists.netsys.com/pipermail/full-disclosure/2004-October/027348.html

after decoding it, it basically says there is a directory traversal
hole in unarj.

It is possible for an attacker to create a specially crafted arj
archive, which when a user extracts with the x flag, it is possible
for a file to be placed anywhere the user running arj has write
permissions.
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2004-11-11 09:57:25 EST
attachment 106504 [details]
contains a demo exploit for this issue.
Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2005-01-12 13:38:56 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-007.html

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