Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1938-1 file-roller -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 Oct 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-16680.
More information:

An issue was discovered in GNOME file-roller before 3.29.91. It allows a single ./../ path traversal via a filename contained in a TAR archive, possibly overwriting a file during extraction.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 3.14.1-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your file-roller packages.

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