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Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 16:01:30 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: jar, fastjar directory traversal vulnerabilities

On Tue, 8 Jun 2010, Vincent Danen wrote:

> What makes things worse is that it doesn't look like CVE-2005-1080 was
> ever fixed.  So I'm not sure if this "new" jar issue needs a new CVE
> name, or if it would be covered under CVE-2005-1080 (since nothing ever
> claimed to fix this directory traversal vulnerability in jar).

If a bug appears in versions X and Y, and there is no evidence that a fix 
was ever applied between versions X and Y, then the original CVE's 
description is simply updated.

- Steve

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