CVE-2018-7442

NameCVE-2018-7442
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Leptonica through 1.75.3. The gplotMakeOutput function does not block '/' characters in the gplot rootname argument, potentially leading to path traversal and arbitrary file overwrite.
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 Bugs898439

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
leptonlib (PTS)jessie1.71-2.1vulnerable
stretch1.74.1-1vulnerable
buster, sid1.76.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
leptonlibsource(unstable)1.76.0-1medium898439

Notes

[stretch] - leptonlib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - leptonlib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - leptonlib <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts/2018/02/msg00086.html

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