Bug 1179142 (CVE-2015-9275) - CVE-2015-9275 arc: directory traversal
Summary: CVE-2015-9275 arc: directory traversal
Alias: CVE-2015-9275
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1179143 1179144
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Reported: 2015-01-06 10:09 UTC by Vasyl Kaigorodov
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:26 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:37:24 UTC

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Description Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-01-06 10:09:52 UTC
It was reported [1] that arc is susceptible to directory traversal.
Original report:
$ pwd

$ arc x traversal.arc
Extracting file: /tmp/moo

$ ls -l /tmp/moo
-rw-r--r-- 1 jwilk users 4 Jan  4  2015 /tmp/moo

The script I used to create the test case is available at:

No patches available at this time.

[1]: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=774527

Comment 1 Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-01-06 10:10:15 UTC
Created arc tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1179143]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1179144]

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2015-03-04 10:26:36 UTC
arc-5.21p-5.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2015-03-04 10:27:44 UTC
arc-5.21p-5.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Salvatore Bonaccorso 2019-01-07 20:17:45 UTC
CVE-2015-9275 was assigned for this issue.

Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 02:37:24 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.

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