USN-4482-1: Ark vulnerability
1 September 2020
Ark could be made to write files as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- ark - archive utility
Fabian Vogt discovered that Ark incorrectly handled symbolic links in
tar archive files. An attacker could use this to construct a malicious
tar archive that, when opened, would create files outside the extraction
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.