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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-40153: Moderate: squashfs-tools security update (ALSA-2024-2396)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-40153: Moderate: squashfs-tools security update (ALSA-2024-2396)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/27/2021
Created
05/10/2024
Added
05/13/2024
Modified
05/13/2024

Description

squashfs_opendir in unsquash-1.c in Squashfs-Tools 4.5 stores the filename in the directory entry; this is then used by unsquashfs to create the new file during the unsquash. The filename is not validated for traversal outside of the destination directory, and thus allows writing to locations outside of the destination.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-squashfs-tools

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