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Fedora: Security Advisory for xz (FEDORA-2022-07cd35f6b8)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Fedora 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

3 months ago

Modified

Modified

2 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'xz' package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2022-07cd35f6b8 advisory.

Insight

Insight

XZ Utils are an attempt to make LZMA compression easy to use on free (as in freedom) operating systems. This is achieved by providing tools and libraries which are similar to use than the equivalents of the most popular existing compression algorithms. LZMA is a general purpose compression algorithm designed by Igor Pavlov as part of 7-Zip. It provides high compression ratio while keeping the decompression speed fast.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'xz' package(s) on Fedora 36.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)