USN-4332-1: File Roller vulnerability

20 April 2020

File Roller could be made to expose sensitive information.



  • file-roller - archive manager for GNOME


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 19.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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


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