Debian Security Advisory
DLA-846-1 libzip-ruby -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 06 Mar 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 856269.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5946.
- More information:
It was discovered that libzip-ruby, a Ruby module for reading and writing zip files, is prone to a directory traversal vulnerability. An attacker can take advantage of this flaw to overwrite arbitrary files during archive extraction via a .. (dot dot) in an extracted filename.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.9.4-1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libzip-ruby packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS