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gem: minitar
date: 2016-08-22
url: https://github.com/halostatue/minitar/issues/16
cve: 2016-10173
title: Minitar Directory Traversal Vulnerability
description: |
  Minitar allows attackers to overwrite arbitrary files during archive
  extraction via a .. (dot dot) in an extracted filename. Analogous
  vulnerabilities for unzip and tar:
  https://www.cvedetails.com/cve/CVE-2001-1268/ and
  http://www.cvedetails.com/cve/CVE-2001-1267/

  Credit: ecneladis
patched_versions:
- ">= 0.6.1"