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Vulnerability of GNOME gnome-autoar: directory traversal via autoar-extractor.c

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can traverse directories via autoar-extractor.c of GNOME gnome-autoar, in order to create a file outside the service root path.
Vulnerable systems: Ubuntu.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 11/02/2021.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2020-36241, USN-4733-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-34568.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can traverse directories via autoar-extractor.c of GNOME gnome-autoa...
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This weakness alert impacts software or systems such as Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability note is medium.

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

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