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Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:56:38 +0200
From: Alexander Bergmann <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: unrar: VMSF_DELTA filter allows
 arbitrary memory write

On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 02:20:01PM +0200, Alexander Bergmann wrote:
> Hi,
> It was reported that unrar fixed a VMSF_DELTA memory corruption issue in
> there latest version unrarsrc-5.5.5.tar.gz. This problem was reported to
> Sophos AV in 2012 but never reach upstream rar.
> Reproducer:
> Base64-encoded RAR file to trigger the VMSF_DELTA issue:
> dXQgIVUMzRDNmBGByDAda+AXaSv4KvQr1K/oejL05mXmXmww5tEk8gA9k8nmieyeyeswuOR6cx69
> a2Hd6zQwu3aoMDDwMEswADAAMD4P938w+dydoRFwAmwAAAAAvv////+/////+9W3QFgAAQAGAAAA
> As far as I can tell no CVE was assigned to this issue so far. assigned CVE-2012-6706 to this issue.


Alexander Bergmann <>, Security Engineer, GPG:9FFA4886
SUSE Linux GmbH, GF: Felix Imend├Ârffer, Jane Smithard, Graham Norton
HRB 21284 (AG N├╝rnberg)

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