The _g_file_remove_directory function in file-utils.c in File Roller 3.5.4 through 3.20.2 allows remote attackers to delete arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a folder in an archive.
Published 2016-09-26 15:59:04
Updated 2021-04-14 20:33:10
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-7162

0.50%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 73 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-7162

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-7162

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-7162

Products affected by CVE-2016-7162

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