FreeBSD : cabextract -- directory traversal with UTF-8 symbols in filenames (cfb12f02-06e1-11e5-8fda-002590263bf5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83943


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


Cabextract ChangeLog reports :

It was possible for cabinet files to extract to absolute file locations, and it was possible on Cygwin to get around cabextract's absolute and relative path protections by using backslashes.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83943

File Name: freebsd_pkg_cfb12f0206e111e58fda002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/06/02

Modified: 2015/06/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:cabextract, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2060