CVE-2002-0399

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2002-09-30

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Directory traversal vulnerability in GNU tar 1.13.19 through 1.13.25, and possibly later versions, allows attackers to overwrite arbitrary files during archive extraction via a (1) "/.." or (2) "./.." string, which removes the leading slash but leaves the "..", a variant of CVE-2001-1267.

Find out more about CVE-2002-0399 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux 7.1 RHSA-2003:218 2003-07-01
Red Hat Linux 7.1 RHSA-2002:096 2002-09-29
Red Hat Linux 7.0 RHSA-2002:096 2002-09-29
Red Hat Linux 7.3 RHSA-2002:096 2002-09-29
Red Hat Linux 7.2 RHSA-2002:096 2002-09-29
Red Hat Linux 6.2 RHSA-2002:096 2002-09-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1 RHSA-2002:138 2002-10-02