VDB-83726 · CVE-2015-0857 · Qualys 175730

Cool Projects TarDiff TAR File command injection

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A vulnerability was found in Cool Projects TarDiff (Project Management Software) (version now known). It has been rated as very critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component TAR File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a command injection vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-77. The software constructs all or part of a command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended command when it is sent to a downstream component. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 05/06/2016 (Website). The advisory is available at anonscm.debian.org. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2015-0857 since 01/07/2015. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/29/2022). This vulnerability is assigned to T1202 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 90838 (Debian DSA-3562-1 : tardiff - security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 175730 (Debian Security Update for tardiff (DSA 3562-1)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (90838). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 83727.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.6

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Temp Score: 9.4
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Class: Command injection
CWE: CWE-77 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1202

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 90838
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-3562-1 : tardiff - security update
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OpenVAS ID: 703562
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3562-1 (tardiff - security update)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Patch: anonscm.debian.org


01/07/2015 🔍
05/01/2016 +480 days 🔍
05/03/2016 +2 days 🔍
05/06/2016 +3 days 🔍
05/06/2016 +0 days 🔍
05/07/2016 +1 days 🔍
07/29/2022 +2274 days 🔍


Advisory: anonscm.debian.org
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-0857 (🔍)
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Created: 05/07/2016 09:25 AM
Updated: 07/29/2022 03:03 PM
Changes: 05/07/2016 09:25 AM (61), 11/19/2018 08:22 AM (12), 07/29/2022 03:03 PM (3)
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