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Mageia 2021-0111: gnome-autoar security update

Date 04 Mar 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Yiğit Can Yılmaz discovered that GNOME Autoar could extract files outside of the intended directory. If a user were tricked into extracting a specially crafted archive, a remote attacker could create files in arbitrary locations, possibly leading to code execution (CVE-2020-36241).
MGASA-2021-0111 - Updated gnome-autoar packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 04 Mar 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0111.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2020-36241

Yiğit Can Yılmaz discovered that GNOME Autoar could extract files outside of
the intended directory. If a user were tricked into extracting a specially
crafted archive, a remote attacker could create files in arbitrary locations,
possibly leading to code execution (CVE-2020-36241).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28454
- https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4733-1
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-36241

SRPMS:
- 7/core/gnome-autoar-0.2.3-2.1.mga7
- 8/core/gnome-autoar-0.2.4-2.1.mga8

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