Info-ZIP UnZip 5.50 Encoded Character Hostile Destination Path Vulnerability



source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7550/info


Info-ZIP UnZip contains a vulnerability during the handling of pathnames for archived files. Specifically, when certain encoded characters are inserted into '../' directory traversal sequences, the creator of the archive can cause the file to be extracted to arbitrary locations on the filesystem - including paths containing system binaries and other sensitive or confidential information.

https://github.com/offensive-security/exploit-database-bin-sploits/raw/master/sploits/22584.zip