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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2022-1271) (Multiple Advisories): xz security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2022-1271) (Multiple Advisories): xz security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/12/2022
Created
04/29/2022
Added
04/27/2022
Modified
11/23/2022

Description

An arbitrary file write vulnerability was found in GNU gzip's zgrep utility. When zgrep is applied on the attacker's chosen file name (for example, a crafted file name), this can overwrite an attacker's content to an arbitrary attacker-selected file. This flaw occurs due to insufficient validation when processing filenames with two or more newlines where selected content and the target file names are embedded in crafted multi-line file names. This flaw allows a remote, low privileged attacker to force zgrep to write arbitrary files on the system.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-gzip
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xz
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xz-compat-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xz-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xz-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xz-lzma-compat

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