Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1091-1 unrar-free -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
07 Sep 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-14120.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a directory traversal vulnerability in unrar-free, a unarchiver for .rar files, where pathnames of the form "../filename" were unpacked into the parent directory.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in unrar-free version 1:0.0.1+cvs20071127-2+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your unrar-free packages.