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CVE-2017-12938

Published: 18 August 2017

UnRAR 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.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
unrar-nonfree
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1:5.5.8-1)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(1:5.5.8-1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(1:5.5.8-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(1:5.5.8-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(1:5.5.8-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was needed)