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Debian: DSA-4738-1: ark security update

Date 31 Jul 2020
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Dominik Penner discovered that the Ark archive manager did not sanitise extraction paths, which could result in maliciously crafted archives writing outside the extraction directory.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4738-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 31, 2020                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ark
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-16116

Dominik Penner discovered that the Ark archive manager did not sanitise
extraction paths, which could result in maliciously crafted archives
writing outside the extraction directory.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 4:18.08.3-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your ark packages.

For the detailed security status of ark please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/ark

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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