Fedora 20 : arj-3.10.22-22.fc20 (2015-5546)

High Nessus Plugin ID 82752

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Added patch from Debian to avoid free on invalid pointer due to a buffer overflow (#1196751, #1207180)

- Added patch from Debian for symlink directory traversal (#1178824)

- Added patch from Debian to fix the directory traversal via //multiple/leading/slash (#1178824)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected arj package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178824

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1196751

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1207180

http://www.nessus.org/u?24bcd9b2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82752

File Name: fedora_2015-5546.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/04/14

Updated: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:arj, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0556, CVE-2015-0557, CVE-2015-2782

FEDORA: 2015-5546