USN-4723-1: PEAR vulnerability
08 February 2021
PEAR could be made to overwrite files as the administrator.
- php-pear - PHP Extension and Application Repository
It was discovered that PEAR incorrectly handled symbolic links in archives.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
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.