CVE-2006-3178

NameCVE-2006-3178
DescriptionDirectory traversal vulnerability in extract_chmLib example program in CHM Lib (chmlib) before 0.38 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a CHM archive containing files with a .. (dot dot) in their filename.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1144-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs374085

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chmlib (PTS)wheezy2:0.40a-2fixed
stretch, sid, jessie2:0.40a-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chmlibsource(unstable)0.38-1low374085
chmlibsourcesarge0.35-6sarge3mediumDSA-1144-1

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