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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-2060: cabextract directory traversal with UTF-8 symbols in filenames

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-2060: cabextract directory traversal with UTF-8 symbols in filenames

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
04/27/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
12/27/2019

Description

cabextract before 1.6 does not properly check for leading slashes when extracting files, which allows remote attackers to conduct absolute directory traversal attacks via a malformed UTF-8 character that is changed to a UTF-8 encoded slash.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-cabextract

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