CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2005-01-04
Bugzilla: 606442: CVE-2005-1080 jar: directory traversal vulnerability


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Directory traversal vulnerability in the Java Archive Tool (Jar) utility in J2SE SDK 1.4.2 and 1.5, and OpenJDK, allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in filenames in a .jar file.

Find out more about CVE-2005-1080 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security
impact, a future update may address this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 2.6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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