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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