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Debian: Security Advisory for ark (DSA-4738-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'ark' package(s) announced via the DSA-4738-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Dominik Penner discovered that the Ark archive manager did not sanitise extraction paths, which could result in maliciously crafted archives writing outside the extraction directory.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'ark' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 4:18.08.3-1+deb10u1. We recommend that you upgrade your ark packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)