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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2021-31566: libarchive: Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2021-31566: libarchive: Multiple Vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/14/2022
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/16/2022
Modified
08/29/2022

Description

An improper link resolution flaw can occur while extracting an archive leading to changing modes, times, access control lists, and flags of a file outside of the archive. An attacker may provide a malicious archive to a victim user, who would trigger this flaw when trying to extract the archive. A local attacker may use this flaw to gain more privileges in a system.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-arch-libarchive

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