CVE-2018-7442

Published: 23 February 2018

An 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.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.1

Status

Package Release Status
leptonlib
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)
Released (1.76.0-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)
Released (1.76.0-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (1.76.0-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed