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Alma Linux: CVE-2022-4515: Moderate: ctags security update (ALSA-2023-2863)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2022-4515: Moderate: ctags security update (ALSA-2023-2863)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/20/2022
Created
05/23/2023
Added
05/23/2023
Modified
05/23/2023

Description

A flaw was found in Exuberant Ctags in the way it handles the "-o" option. This option specifies the tag filename. A crafted tag filename specified in the command line or in the configuration file results in arbitrary command execution because the externalSortTags() in sort.c calls the system(3) function in an unsafe way.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-ctags
  • alma-upgrade-ctags-etags

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