DescriptionThe _g_file_remove_directory function in file-utils.c in File Roller 3.5.4 through 3.20.2 allows remote attackers to delete arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a folder in an archive.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
file-roller (PTS)buster3.30.1-2+deb10u1fixed
bookworm, sid43.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
file-rollersourcewheezy(not affected)


[jessie] - file-roller <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - file-roller <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 3.5.4)
Ubuntu Bug:
Upstream bug:
Introduced by: (3.5.4)
Fixed by: (3.20.3)

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