#VU13327 Path traversal in Codehaus Plexus


Published: 2018-06-13 | Updated: 2018-06-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU13327

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-1002200

CWE-ID: CWE-22

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Codehaus Plexus
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers

Vendor: Codehaus

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

Codehaus Plexus: All versions


CPE

External links
http://github.com/codehaus-plexus/plexus-archiver/pull/87


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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