GLSA-201709-24 : RAR, UnRAR: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 103463
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201709-24 (RAR, UnRAR: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in RAR and UnRAR. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted RAR, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll RAR users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/rar-5.5.0_p20170811' All UnRAR users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/unrar-5.5.7'