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    Mageia 2020-0323: ark security update

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    A maliciously crafted archive with "../" in the file paths would install files anywhere in the user's home directory upon extraction (CVE-2020-16116). References: - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27023
    MGASA-2020-0323 - Updated ark packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 18 Aug 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0323.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2020-16116
    
    A maliciously crafted archive with "../" in the file paths would install files
    anywhere in the user's home directory upon extraction (CVE-2020-16116).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27023
    - https://kde.org/info/security/advisory-20200730-1.txt
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-16116
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/ark-19.04.0-1.1.mga7
    

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