GLSA-202105-10 : GNOME Autoar: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

medium Nessus Plugin ID 150020
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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202105-10 (GNOME Autoar: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

It was discovered that GNOME Autoar could extract files outside of the intended directory.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted archive using GNOME Autoar, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All GNOME Autoar users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/gnome-autoar-0.3.1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202105-10

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 150020

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202105-10.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 5/27/2021

Updated: 6/1/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gnome-autoar, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/26/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/5/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-36241, CVE-2021-28650

GLSA: 202105-10