FreeBSD : p7zip-codec-rar -- insufficient error handling (7a2e0063-0e4e-11e8-94c0-5453ed2e2b49)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106736


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


MITRE reports :

Insufficient exception handling in the method NCompress::NRar3::CDecoder::Code of 7-Zip before 18.00 and p7zip can lead to multiple memory corruptions within the PPMd code, alows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted RAR archive.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106736

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7a2e00630e4e11e894c05453ed2e2b49.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/02/12

Modified: 2018/02/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:p7zip-codec-rar, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5996