MGASA-2021-0141 - Updated ksh packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 17 Mar 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0141.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7
CVE: CVE-2019-14868

A flaw was found in the way ksh evaluates certain environment variables. An
attacker could use this flaw to override or bypass environment restrictions to
execute shell commands. Services and applications that allow remote
unauthenticated attackers to provide one of those environment variables could
allow them to exploit this issue remotely (CVE-2019-14868).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26213
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/N4R57SLEOTTXFWOLPTVVS2AOZ35FZEJR/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-14868

SRPMS:
- 7/core/ksh-2020.0.0.81.git8052490-0.1.1.mga7