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CVE-2021-4287 Detail

Description

A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in ReFirm Labs binwalk up to 2.3.2. Affected is an unknown function of the file src/binwalk/modules/extractor.py of the component Archive Extraction Handler. The manipulation leads to symlink following. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. Upgrading to version 2.3.3 is able to address this issue. The name of the patch is fa0c0bd59b8588814756942fe4cb5452e76c1dcd. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-216876.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/ReFirmLabs/binwalk/commit/fa0c0bd59b8588814756942fe4cb5452e76c1dcd Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/ReFirmLabs/binwalk/pull/556 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/ReFirmLabs/binwalk/releases/tag/v2.3.3 Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://vuldb.com/?ctiid.216876 Third Party Advisory 
https://vuldb.com/?id.216876 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-61 UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following Provider acceptance level VulDB  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-4287
NVD Published Date:
12/27/2022
NVD Last Modified:
05/16/2024
Source:
VulDB