Ubuntu 4927-1: File Roller vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com

Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4927-1
April 26, 2021

file-roller vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

File Roller could be made to expose sensitive information.

Software Description:
- file-roller: archive manager for GNOME

Details:

It was discovered that File Roller incorrectly handled symlinks.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.10:
  file-roller                     3.38.0-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  file-roller                     3.36.3-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  file-roller                     3.28.0-1ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  file-roller                     3.16.5-0ubuntu1.5

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4927-1
  CVE-2020-36314

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file-roller/3.38.0-1ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file-roller/3.36.3-0ubuntu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file-roller/3.28.0-1ubuntu1.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file-roller/3.16.5-0ubuntu1.5

Ubuntu 4927-1: File Roller vulnerability

April 26, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 20.10 - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Summary: File Roller could be made to expose sensitive information. Software Description: - file-roller: archive manager for GNOME Details: It was discovered that File Roller incorrectly handled symlinks. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 20.10: file-roller 3.38.0-1ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: file-roller 3.36.3-0ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: file-roller 3.28.0-1ubuntu1.3 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: file-roller 3.16.5-0ubuntu1.5 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4927-1

CVE-2020-36314

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4927-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file-roller/3.38.0-1ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file-roller/3.36.3-0ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file-roller/3.28.0-1ubuntu1.3 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file-roller/3.16.5-0ubuntu1.5

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