GNOME file-roller up to 3.38.0 Extraction fr-archive-libarchive.c pathname traversal
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A vulnerability was found in GNOME file-roller up to 3.38.0. It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown part of the file fr-archive-libarchive.c of the component Extraction Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a directory traversal vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-21. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
fr-archive-libarchive.c in GNOME file-roller through 3.38.0, as used by GNOME Shell and other software, allows Directory Traversal during extraction because it lacks a check of whether a file's parent is a symlink in certain complex situations. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2020-11736.
The weakness was released 04/07/2021. The advisory is shared at gitlab.gnome.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2020-36314 since 04/07/2021. The exploitability is told to be easy. The attack needs to be done within the local network. A authentication is necessary for exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.
Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at gitlab.gnome.org.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3
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VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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ExploitingClass: Directory traversal
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Timeline04/07/2021 Advisory disclosed
04/07/2021 +0 days CVE assigned
04/07/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
04/11/2021 +4 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2020-36314 (🔒)
EntryCreated: 04/07/2021 05:56 PM
Updated: 04/11/2021 02:59 PM
Changes: (5) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary vulnerability_cvss2_vuldb_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_vuldb_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore
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