[USN-4332-2] File Roller vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Apr 27 19:51:35 UTC 2020

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4332-2
April 27, 2020

file-roller vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


File Roller could be made to expose sensitive information.

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


USN-4332-1 fixed vulnerabilities in File Roller. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

Original advisory 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 20.04 LTS:
  file-roller                     3.36.1-1ubuntu0.1

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


Package Information:
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