Open-source ARJ archiver 3.10.22 does not properly remove leading slashes from paths, which allows remote attackers to conduct absolute path traversal attacks and write to arbitrary files via multiple leading slashes in a path in an ARJ archive.
Published 2015-04-08 18:59:05
Updated 2017-07-01 01:29:13
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-0557

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 1.12%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 83 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-0557

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source

CWE ids for CVE-2015-0557

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
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References for CVE-2015-0557

Products affected by CVE-2015-0557

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