Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1003-1 unrar-nonfree -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
27 Jun 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-6706.
More information:

It was reported that unrar fixed a VMSF_DELTA memory corruption issue in their latest version unrarsrc-5.5.5.tar.gz. This problem was reported to Sophos AV in 2012 but never reach upstream rar.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1:4.1.4-1+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your unrar-nonfree packages.

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