Ubuntu 12.10 / 13.04 : file-roller vulnerability (USN-1906-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Yorick Koster discovered that File Roller incorrectly sanitized paths.
If a user were tricked into extracting a specially crafted archive, an
attacker could create and overwrite files outside of the extraction
directory.

Solution :

Update the affected file-roller package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 68924 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61008

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4668