Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1003-1] unrar-nonfree security update)

Published: 2018-01-28 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
unrar-nonfree on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1:4.1.4-1+deb7u2. We recommend that you upgrade your unrar-nonfree Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
It was reported that unrar fixed a VMSF_DELTA memory corruption issue in their latest version unrarsrc-5.5.5.tar.gz. This problem was reported to Sophos AV in 2012 but never reach upstream rar.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-6706

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/06/msg00032.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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