CVE-2017-12938

NameCVE-2017-12938
DescriptionUnRAR before 5.5.7 allows remote attackers to bypass a directory-traversal protection mechanism via vectors involving a symlink to the . directory, a symlink to the .. directory, and a regular file.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
unrar-nonfree (PTS)jessie/non-free1:5.2.7-0.1+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch/non-free1:5.3.2-1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster/non-free1:5.6.6-1fixed
bullseye/non-free, sid/non-free1:5.6.6-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
unrar-nonfreesource(unstable)1:5.5.8-1

Notes

[stretch] - unrar-nonfree <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
[jessie] - unrar-nonfree <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
[wheezy] - unrar-nonfree <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/08/18/2

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