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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201209-21

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201209-21
Posted Sep 28, 2012
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201209-21 - Two directory traversal vulnerabilities have been found in fastjar, allowing remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files. Versions less than 0.98-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2010-0831, CVE-2010-2322
MD5 | f3fcba12a1f880bfee0deaa1a7fa0d8f

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201209-21

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Severity: Normal
Title: fastjar: Directory traversal
Date: September 28, 2012
Bugs: #325557
ID: 201209-21

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Synopsis
========

Two directory traversal vulnerabilities have been found in fastjar,
allowing remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files.

Background
==========

fastjar is a Java archiver written in C.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-arch/fastjar < 0.98-r1 >= 0.98-r1

Description
===========

Two directory traversal vulnerabilities have been discovered in
fastjar. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for
details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted JAR
file, possibly resulting in the creation or truncation of arbitrary
files.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All fastjar users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/fastjar-0.98-r1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2010-0831
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-0831
[ 2 ] CVE-2010-2322
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2322

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-21.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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