Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2022:4940-Security Advisory

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XZ Utils is an integrated collection of user-space file compression utilities based on the Lempel-Ziv-Markov chain algorithm (LZMA), which performs lossless data compression. The algorithm provides a high compression ratio while keeping the decompression time short. Security Fix(es): gzip: arbitrary-file-write vulnerability (CVE-2022-1271) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

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CVE References

CVE-2022-1271

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