CVE-2016-7162

NameCVE-2016-7162
DescriptionThe _g_file_remove_directory function in file-utils.c in File Roller 3.5.4 through 3.20.2 allows remote attackers to delete arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a folder in an archive.
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 (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
file-roller (PTS)jessie3.14.1-1vulnerable
stretch3.22.3-1fixed
buster, sid3.28.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
file-rollersource(unstable)3.20.3-1medium
file-rollersourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - file-roller <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - file-roller <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 3.5.4)
Ubuntu Bug: https://launchpad.net/bugs/1171236
Upstream bug: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=698554
Introduced by: https://git.gnome.org/browse/file-roller/commit/?id=34b64f3a897c4b4e8e180c028f326bc921eb08ec (3.5.4)
Fixed by: https://git.gnome.org/browse/file-roller/commit/?id=f70be1f41688859ec8dbe266df35a1839ceb96c5 (3.20.3)

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