Red Hat update for plexus-archiver



Published: 2018-06-13
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-1002200
CWE-ID CWE-22
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU13327

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-1002200

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to overwrite arbitrary files on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to directory traversal flaw. A remote unauthenticated attacker can use a specially crafted Zip archive, extract the valid user and overwrite any file.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7 - 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS Compute Node: 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power: 7 - 9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1836

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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