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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202009-06

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202009-06
Posted Sep 14, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202009-6 - A vulnerability in GNOME File Roller could lead to a directory traversal attack. Versions less than 3.36.3 are affected.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2020-11736
MD5 | 3fecbb0f08763cab5dfd69f9b2b74f93

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202009-06

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Severity: Normal
Title: GNOME File Roller: Directory traversal
Date: September 13, 2020
Bugs: #717362
ID: 202009-06

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in GNOME File Roller could lead to a directory
traversal attack.

Background
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File Roller is an archive manager for the GNOME desktop environment.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-arch/file-roller < 3.36.3 >= 3.36.3

Description
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It was discovered that GNOME File Roller incorrectly handled symlinks.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All GNOME File Roller users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/file-roller-3.36.3"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2020-11736
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-11736

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202009-06

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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