CVE-2020-24654

NameCVE-2020-24654
DescriptionIn KDE Ark before 20.08.1, a crafted TAR archive with symlinks can install files outside the extraction directory, as demonstrated by a write operation to a user's home directory.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-4759-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs969437

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ark (PTS)stretch4:16.08.3-2vulnerable
buster, buster (security)4:18.08.3-1+deb10u2fixed
bullseye, sid4:20.08.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
arksourcebuster4:18.08.3-1+deb10u2DSA-4759-1
arksource(unstable)4:20.08.1-1969437

Notes

https://github.com/KDE/ark/commit/8bf8c5ef07b0ac5e914d752681e470dea403a5bd
https://kde.org/info/security/advisory-20200827-1.txt

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