CVE-2020-36241

Published: 05 February 2021

autoar-extractor.c in GNOME gnome-autoar through 0.2.4, as used by GNOME Shell, Nautilus, and other software, allows Directory Traversal during extraction because it lacks a check of whether a file's parent is a symlink to a directory outside of the intended extraction location.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
gnome-autoar
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)
Released (0.2.4-2ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)
Released (0.2.4-2ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (0.2.3-2ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (0.2.3-1ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Patches:
Upstream: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-autoar/-/commit/adb067e645732fdbe7103516e506d09eb6a54429