Executive Summary

Summary
Titlearia2: Directory traversal
Informations
NameGLSA-201101-04First vendor Publication2011-01-15
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2011-01-15
Severity (Vendor) NormalRevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score4.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

A directory traversal vulnerability has been found in aria2.

Background

aria2 is a download utility with resuming and segmented downloading with HTTP/HTTPS/FTP/BitTorrent support.

Description

A directory traversal vulnerability was discovered in aria2.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to download from a specially crafted metalink file, resulting in the creation of arbitrary files.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All aria2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/aria2-1.9.3"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2010-1512 : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1512

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201101-04.xml

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201101-04.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-22Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application88

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2011-03-09Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 201101-04 (aria2)
File : nvt/glsa_201101_04.nasl
2010-06-03Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2047-1 (aria2)
File : nvt/deb_2047_1.nasl
2010-05-28Name : Mandriva Update for aria2 MDVSA-2010:106 (aria2)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_106.nasl
2010-05-28Name : Fedora Update for aria2 FEDORA-2010-8908
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_8908_aria2_fc12.nasl
2010-05-28Name : Fedora Update for aria2 FEDORA-2010-8915
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_8915_aria2_fc11.nasl
2010-05-25Name : Aria2 metalink 'name' Directory Traversal Vulnerability
File : nvt/gb_aria2_metalink_dir_traversal_vuln.nasl
2010-03-22Name : Mandriva Update for system-config-printer MDVA-2010:106 (system-config-printer)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVA_2010_106.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
64592aria2 metalink name Attribute Traversal Arbitrary File Creation

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2011-01-17Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201101-04.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-09-14Name : The remote SuSE system is missing a security patch for aria2
File : suse_11_1_aria2-100902.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-01Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-8905.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-01Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-8908.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-01Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-8915.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-06-25Name : The remote SuSE system is missing a security patch for aria2
File : suse_11_2_aria2-100604.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-05-25Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-106.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-05-18Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2047.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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