CVE-2015-0557

NameCVE-2015-0557
DescriptionOpen-source ARJ archiver 3.10.22 does not properly remove leading slashes from paths, which allows remote attackers to conduct absolute path traversal attacks and write to arbitrary files via multiple leading slashes in a path in an ARJ archive.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-188-1, DSA-3213-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs774435

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
arj (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)3.10.22-10+deb7u1fixed
jessie3.10.22-13fixed
stretch3.10.22-15fixed
buster, sid3.10.22-16fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
arjsource(unstable)3.10.22-13low774435
arjsourcesqueeze3.10.22-9+deb6u1mediumDLA-188-1
arjsourcewheezy3.10.22-10+deb7u1mediumDSA-3213-1

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