23835 : unalz Archive Processing Traversal Arbitrary File Write
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unalz contains a flaw that allows a remote attacker to write to files outside of the archive path. The issue is due to the program not properly sanitizing user input, specifically directory traversal style attacks (../../) supplied within the archive file.


Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Unknown


Upgrade to version 0.55 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.





  • Tan Chew Keong - vulnsecunia.com - Secunia Research

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 2.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-03-13 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0


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