DescriptionThe DecodeNumber function in unrarlib.c in unrar 0.0.1 (aka unrar-free or unrar-gpl) suffers from a NULL pointer dereference flaw triggered by a specially crafted RAR 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)
Debian Bugs874061

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
unrar-free (PTS)wheezy1:0.0.1+cvs20071127-2vulnerable
wheezy (security)1:0.0.1+cvs20071127-2+deb7u1vulnerable
jessie, stretch1:0.0.1+cvs20140707-1vulnerable
buster, sid1:0.0.1+cvs20140707-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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