MGASA-2021-0274 - Updated gnome-autoar packages fix a security vulnerability

Publication date: 23 Jun 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0274.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2021-28650

gnome-autoar: directory traversal during extraction because it lacks a check
of whether a file's parent is a symlink in certain complex situations
(CVE-2021-28650).

Also the previous update (Bug 28454) introduced a regression, fixed here.

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28884
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28454
- https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4733-2
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/2T2WNK5MCCXX7Y5LGNP6SJYIBL7ADKHD/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-28650

SRPMS:
- 7/core/gnome-autoar-0.3.1-1.mga7
- 8/core/gnome-autoar-0.3.1-1.mga8