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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs374085

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chmlib (PTS)jessie, stretch2:0.40a-3fixed
bullseye, sid, buster2:0.40a-5fixed

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