CVE-2017-7480

NameCVE-2017-7480
Descriptionrkhunter versions before 1.4.4 are vulnerable to file download over insecure channel when doing mirror update resulting into potential remote code execution.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1039-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs866677

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rkhunter (PTS)wheezy1.4.0-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.4.0-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie1.4.2-0.4+deb8u1fixed
stretch1.4.2-6+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.4.4-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rkhuntersource(unstable)1.4.4-1high866677
rkhuntersourcejessie1.4.2-0.4+deb8u1high
rkhuntersourcestretch1.4.2-6+deb9u1high
rkhuntersourcewheezy1.4.0-1+deb7u1highDLA-1039-1

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/06/29/2
http://rkhunter.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/rkhunter/rkhunter/files/rkhunter?r1=1.549&r2=1.550&view=patch

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