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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0624

Original release date: 03/15/2010
Last revised: 02/01/2012


Heap-based buffer overflow in the rmt_read__ function in lib/rtapelib.c in the rmt client functionality in GNU tar before 1.23 and GNU cpio before 2.11 allows remote rmt servers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code by sending more data than was requested, related to archive filenames that contain a : (colon) character.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201111-11
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-2895
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-4309
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=564368
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-4321
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0141
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6907
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-4306
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-4302
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0639
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-3219
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0687
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20101027 rPSA-2010-0070-1 cpio tar
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:065
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0729
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0629
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0142
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.agrs.tu-berlin.de/index.php?id=78327
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0728
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0145
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10277
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:011
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0628
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0144
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1107

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10277
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6907
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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