Tar module allows remote attackers to bypass a directory-traversal protection mecha

CVE-2018-12015 : In Perl through 5.26.2, the Archive::Tar module allows remote attackers to bypass a directory-traversal protection mecha

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In Perl through 5.26.2, the Archive::Tar module allows remote attackers to bypass a directory-traversal protection mechanism, and overwrite arbitrary files, via an archive file containing a symlink and a regular file with the same name.

Publish Date : 2018-06-07 Last Update Date : 2018-07-23


CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score

6.4

Confidentiality Impact None
(There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial
(Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial
(There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low
(Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required
(Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversalBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 22


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