DescriptionAbsolute path traversal vulnerability in the handleStartDataFile function in DigiDocSAXParser.c in libdigidoc, as used in ID-software before 3.7.2 and other products, allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a filename beginning with / (slash) or \ (backslash) in a DDOC file.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libdigidoc (PTS)buster, sid3.10.4+ds1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libdigidocsource(unstable)(not affected)


- libdigidoc <not-affected> (Fixed before initial upload to the archive)

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