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CVE-2019-14452 Detail


Sigil before 0.9.16 is vulnerable to a directory traversal, allowing attackers to write arbitrary files via a ../ (dot dot slash) in a ZIP archive entry that is mishandled during extraction.


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/Sigil-Ebook/Sigil/commit/04e2f280cc4a0766bedcc7b9eb56449ceecc2ad4 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Sigil-Ebook/Sigil/commit/0979ba8d10c96ebca330715bfd4494ea0e019a8f Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Sigil-Ebook/Sigil/commit/369eebe936e4a8c83cc54662a3412ce8bef189e4 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Sigil-Ebook/Sigil/compare/ea7f27d...5b867e5 Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Sigil-Ebook/Sigil/releases/tag/0.9.16 Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Sigil-Ebook/flightcrew/issues/52#issuecomment-505967936 Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Sigil-Ebook/flightcrew/issues/52#issuecomment-505997355 Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4085-1/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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