GLib vulnerability

2021-03-15T00:00:00
ID USN-4764-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2021-03-15T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled certain symlinks when
replacing files. If a user or automated system were tricked into extracting
a specially crafted file with File Roller, a remote attacker could possibly
create files outside of the intended directory.