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Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 14:51:35 -0600
From: Vincent Danen <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: jar, fastjar directory traversal vulnerabilities

* [2010-06-08 16:01:30 -0400] Steven M. Christey wrote:

>On Tue, 8 Jun 2010, Vincent Danen wrote:
>>What makes things worse is that it doesn't look like CVE-2005-1080 was
>>ever fixed.  So I'm not sure if this "new" jar issue needs a new CVE
>>name, or if it would be covered under CVE-2005-1080 (since nothing ever
>>claimed to fix this directory traversal vulnerability in jar).
>If a bug appears in versions X and Y, and there is no evidence that a 
>fix was ever applied between versions X and Y, then the original 
>CVE's description is simply updated.

Awesome, thanks for the clarification.

Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team 

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