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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0252
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0252
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0252

Vulnerability Insight:
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).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-1038
BugTraq ID: 71890
Debian Security Information: DSA-3289 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1162 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: p7zip-cve20151038-symlink(99970)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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