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- Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-SQUASHFSTOOLS-1973700
- published 26 Sep 2021
- disclosed 14 Sep 2021
Introduced: 14 Sep 2021CVE-2021-41072 Open this link in a new tab
How to fix?
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Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
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How to fix? for
Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.
squashfs_opendir in unsquash-2.c in Squashfs-Tools 4.5 allows Directory Traversal, a different vulnerability than CVE-2021-40153. A squashfs filesystem that has been crafted to include a symbolic link and then contents under the same filename in a filesystem can cause unsquashfs to first create the symbolic link pointing outside the expected directory, and then the subsequent write operation will cause the unsquashfs process to write through the symbolic link elsewhere in the filesystem.