CVE-2023-7207

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.9 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Feb 29, 2024

Summary

CVE-2023-7207 is a vulnerability found in Debian's cpio, which is affected by a path traversal vulnerability. The issue was caused by the reversal of patches for CVE-2015-1197, resulting in a regression in --no-absolute-filenames. However, an appropriate fix has been provided by the upstream. This vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 4.9 according to security@ubuntu.com. It requires high privileges and does not require user interaction, making it exploitable through network attacks. The potential danger lies in its high impact on confidentiality while not affecting integrity or availability. The exact remediation steps are not mentioned in the provided information.

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