[USN-1906-1] File Roller vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Jul 16 13:48:59 UTC 2013
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1906-1
July 16, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 12.10
File Roller could be made to create or overwrite files.
- file-roller: archive manager for GNOME
Yorick Koster discovered that File Roller incorrectly sanitized paths. If a
user were tricked into extracting a specially-crafted archive, an attacker
could create and overwrite files outside of the extraction directory.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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