SCO UnixWare 7.1.4 pkgadd path traversal

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A vulnerability has been found in SCO UnixWare 7.1.4 (Operating System) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality of the component pkgadd. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a directory traversal vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-22. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Directory traversal vulnerability in pkgadd in SCO UnixWare 7.1.4 before p534589 allows local users to create or append to arbitrary files via ".." sequences in an unspecified environment variable, probably PKGINST.

The weakness was shared 04/07/2008 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2008-0310 since 01/16/2008. Local access is required to approach this attack. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at

Upgrading to version 7.1.4 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (41759), SecurityTracker (ID 1019787) and Exploit-DB (5355).





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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.6

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Class: Directory traversal
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Upgrade: UnixWare 7.1.4


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Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2008-0310 (🔍)
X-Force: 41759 - SCO UnixWare pkgadd directory traversal
SecurityTracker: 1019787
Secunia: 29657 - SCO UnixWare "pkgadd" Directory Traversal Privilege Escalation, Less Critical

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Created: 03/16/2015 05:00 PM
Updated: 09/22/2018 08:58 AM
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