DescriptionA flaw was found in librepo in versions before 1.12.1. A directory traversal vulnerability was found where it failed to sanitize paths in remote repository metadata. An attacker controlling a remote repository may be able to copy files outside of the destination directory on the targeted system via path traversal. This flaw could potentially result in system compromise via the overwriting of critical system files. The highest threat from this flaw is to users that make use of untrusted third-party repositories.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
- openSUSE-SU-2020:1289-1, published Sun, 30 Aug 2020 12:20:31 +0200 (CEST)
- openSUSE-SU-2020:1428-1, published Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:51:30 +0200 (CEST)
- openSUSE-SU-2021:0277-1, published Tue Feb 16 10:27:50 2021
- openSUSE-SU-2021:0295-1, published Tue Feb 16 10:27:50 2021
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP2|| ||Patchnames: |
|openSUSE Leap 15.2|| ||Patchnames: |
|openSUSE Tumbleweed|| ||Patchnames: |
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA librepo-devel-1.14.2-1.2