USN-5057-1: Squashfs-Tools vulnerability
31 August 2021
squashfs-tools could be made to overwrite files.
- squashfs-tools - Tools to create and modify squashfs filesystems
Etienne Stalmans discovered that Squashfs-Tools mishandled certain malformed SQUASHFS files. An attacker could use this vulnerability to write arbitrary files to the filesystem.
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.
- USN-5078-2: squashfs-tools