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Debian: DSA-4759-1: ark security update

Date 04 Sep 2020
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Fabian Vogt reported that the Ark archive manager did not sanitise extraction paths, which could result in maliciously crafted archives with symlinks writing outside the extraction directory.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4759-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
September 04, 2020                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ark
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-24654
Debian Bug     : 969437

Fabian Vogt reported that the Ark archive manager did not sanitise
extraction paths, which could result in maliciously crafted archives
with symlinks writing outside the extraction directory.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 4:18.08.3-1+deb10u2.

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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