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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-12940: RAR, UnRAR: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-12940: RAR, UnRAR: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

libunrar.a in UnRAR before 5.5.7 has an out-of-bounds read in the EncodeFileName::Decode call within the Archive::ReadHeader15 function.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-arch-rar
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-arch-unrar

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