[USN-4937-1] GNOME Autoar vulnerability

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4937-1 May 06, 2021
gnome-autoar vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 20.10 – Ubuntu 20.04 LTS – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Summary:
GNOME Autoar could be made to overwrite files.
Software Description: – gnome-autoar: Archive integration support for GNOME
Details:
Ondrej Holy discovered that GNOME Autoar could extract files outside of the intended directory. If a user were tricked into extracting a specially crafted archive, a remote attacker could create files in arbitrary locations, possibly leading to code execution.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 20.10: libgnome-autoar-0-0 0.2.4-2ubuntu0.3 libgnome-autoar-gtk-0-0 0.2.4-2ubuntu0.3
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libgnome-autoar-0-0 0.2.3-2ubuntu0.3 libgnome-autoar-gtk-0-0 0.2.3-2ubuntu0.3
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libgnome-autoar-0-0 0.2.3-1ubuntu0.3 libgnome-autoar-gtk-0-0 0.2.3-1ubuntu0.3
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4937-1 CVE-2021-28650
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-autoar/0.2.4-2ubuntu0.3 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-autoar/0.2.3-2ubuntu0.3 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-autoar/0.2.3-1ubuntu0.3