PicoZip archive directory traversal

picozip-archive-directory-traversal (33639) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

PicoZip could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could create a specially-crafted GZ, JAR, RAR, TAR.GZ, ZIP, or TAR archive file containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) to extract files to arbitrary locations on the system, if the attacker could persuade the victim to open the malicious archive file.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

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Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq.ir: PicoZip Archive Extraction Directory traversal .
  • PicoZip Web site: Zip and UnZip Files Easily - Download WinZip and PKZip compatible software.
  • BID-23471: Acubix PicoZip Archive Directory Traversal Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2058: Directory traversal vulnerability in Acubix PicoZip 4.02 allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) sequence in the file path in an (1) GZ, (2) TAR, (3) RAR, (4) JAR, or (5) ZIP archive.
  • OSVDB ID: 34900: PicoZip Archive Handling Traversal Arbitrary File Overwrite
  • SA24868: PicoZip Archive Handling Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Acubix PicoZip 4.02

Reported:

Apr 13, 2007

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