[Bug 1893465] Re: KDE Project Security Advisory: Ark: maliciously crafted TAR archive with symlinks can install files outside the extraction directory.

Launchpad Bug Tracker 1893465 at bugs.launchpad.net
Tue Sep 1 19:43:23 UTC 2020


This bug was fixed in the package ark - 4:17.12.3-0ubuntu1.2

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ark (4:17.12.3-0ubuntu1.2) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: maliciously crafted TAR archive with symlinks can
    install files outside the extraction directory. (LP: #1893465)
    - 002-CVE-2020-24654-tar-symlinks-outside-extraction-directory.patch
    - CVE-2020-24654
    - Thanks to Fabian Vogt for reporting this issue and for fixing it.

 -- vishnunaini <vishnu at vishnunaini.com>  Fri, 28 Aug 2020 22:12:54
+0530

** Changed in: ark (Ubuntu Bionic)
       Status: New => Fix Released

** Changed in: ark (Ubuntu Focal)
       Status: New => Fix Released

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  KDE Project Security Advisory: Ark: maliciously crafted TAR archive
  with symlinks can install files outside the extraction directory.

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