Public Date:
594497: CVE-2010-0831 CVE-2010-2322 fastjar: directory traversal vulnerabilities

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Directory traversal vulnerability in the extract_jar function in jartool.c in FastJar 0.98 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a non-initial pathname component in a filename within a .jar archive, a related issue to CVE-2005-1080. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2006-3619.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0831 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (gcc) RHSA-2011:0025 2011-01-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 gcc Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 gcc44 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 gcc4 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 gcc Not affected