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    Mageia 2020-0429: librepo security update

    Date 21 Nov 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that librepo was subject to a directory traversal vulnerability where it failed to sanitize paths in remote repository metadata. An attacker controlling a remote repository may be able to copy files outside of the destination directory on the targeted system via path traversal. This flaw could potentially result in system compromise via the overwriting of critical
    MGASA-2020-0429 - Updated librepo packages fix a security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 21 Nov 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0429.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2020-14352
    
    It was discovered that librepo was subject to a directory traversal vulnerability
    where it failed to sanitize paths in remote repository metadata. An attacker
    controlling a remote repository may be able to copy files outside of the
    destination directory on the targeted system via path traversal. This flaw
    could potentially result in system compromise via the overwriting of critical
    system files (CVE-2020-14352).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27241
    - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/33RX4P5R5YL4NZSFSE4NOX37X6YCXAS4/
    - https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:5012
    - https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-08/msg00072.html
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-14352
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/librepo-1.10.3-1.1.mga7
    

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