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Security Bulletin: CVE-2018-10886 ant before version 1.9.12 unzip and untar targets allows the extraction of files outside the target directory.

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ant before version 1.9.12 unzip and untar targets allows the extraction of files outside the target directory. A crafted zip or tar file submitted to an Ant build could create or overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running Ant.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2018-10886
DESCRIPTION:   ** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: none. Reason: this candidate is not about any specific product, protocol, or design, that falls into the scope of the assigning CNA. Notes: None.
CVSS Base score: 0
CVSS Vector:

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
UCD - IBM UrbanCode Deploy6.2.7.4
UCD - IBM UrbanCode Deploy6.2.7.3
UCD - IBM UrbanCode Deploy7.0.4.0
UCD - IBM UrbanCode Deploy7.0.3.0
UCD - IBM UrbanCode DeployAll


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Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

05 Nov 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
05 November 2020