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Vulnerability of mbsync: directory traversal via Mailbox Name

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can traverse directories via Mailbox Name of mbsync, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
Vulnerable software: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 04/03/2021.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2021-20247, FEDORA-2021-954ebabcf7, FEDORA-2021-ef8c2acfce, openSUSE-SU-2021:0516-1, openSUSE-SU-2021:0533-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-34747.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can traverse directories via Mailbox Name of mbsync, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
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This computer vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability announce 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 cybersecurity announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora 32: new isync packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 32: isync 1.4.1-1.fc32

Fedora 33: new isync packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 33: isync 1.4.1-1.fc33

openSUSE Leap 15.2: new isync packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.2: isync 1.3.5-lp152.4.3.1

SUSE LE 15 SP2: new isync packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP2: isync 1.3.5-bp152.4.3.1
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