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Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2015 17:47:36 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: tyhicks@...onical.com
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, security@...ntu.com, vda.linux@...glemail.com
Subject: Re: CVE Request: BusyBox tar directory traversal

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> http://git.busybox.net/busybox/commit/?id=a116552869db5e7793ae10968eb3c962c69b3d8c
> https://bugs.busybox.net/8411

> an archive which contains:
> symlink/evil.py

> Untarring it puts evil.py in '/tmp'

Use CVE-2011-5325.


>> I forgot to mention that I took a look at BusyBox's protections against
>> directory traversal attacks while extracting files with absolute paths
>> or dot dot ("..") components and it seems to sufficiently protect
>> against those attacks.

OK, so there's no additional CVE ID.

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CVE assignment team, MITRE CVE Numbering Authority
M/S M300
202 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730 USA
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