Directory Traversal Affecting platform-python package, versions *



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    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Integrity High
NVD  medium
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Red Hat
5.5 medium

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  • published 9 Nov 2022
  • disclosed 24 Aug 2007

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Centos:8 platform-python.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream platform-python package and not the platform-python package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

Directory traversal vulnerability in the (1) extract and (2) extractall functions in the tarfile module in Python allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) sequence in filenames in a TAR archive, a related issue to CVE-2001-1267.