Advisories ยป MGASA-2015-0252

Updated p7zip package fixes security vulnerability

Publication date: 01 Jul 2015
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 4 , 5
CVE: CVE-2015-1038

Description

Alexander Cherepanov discovered that p7zip is susceptible to a directory
traversal vulnerability. While extracting an archive, it will extract
symlinks and then follow them if they are referenced in further entries.
This can be exploited by a rogue archive to write files outside the
current directory (CVE-2015-1038).
                

References

SRPMS

4/core

5/core