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|Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 1:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201209-21 ] fastjar: Directory traversal
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: fastjar: Directory traversal (GLSA 201209-21)
Date: September 28, 2012
Two directory traversal vulnerabilities have been found in fastjar,
allowing remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files.
fastjar is a Java archiver written in C.
Vulnerable: < 0.98-r1
Unaffected: >= 0.98-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
Two directory traversal vulnerabilities have been discovered in fastjar.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted JAR
file, possibly resulting in the creation or truncation of arbitrary
There is no known workaround at this time.
All fastjar users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/fastjar-0.98-r1"