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Vulnerability of Ark: directory traversal via TAR Archive With Symlinks

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can traverse directories via TAR Archive With Symlinks of Ark, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
Impacted systems: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 01/09/2020.
Références of this alert: CVE-2020-24654, DSA-4759-1, FEDORA-2020-c2f8a1e8a5, openSUSE-SU-2020:1310-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:1310-2, USN-4482-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-33203.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can traverse directories via TAR Archive With Symlinks of Ark, in or...
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This computer threat bulletin impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security threat is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Fixes for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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