An improper link resolution flaw can occur while extracting an archive leading to changing modes, times, access control lists, and flags of a file outside of the archive. An attacker may provide a malicious archive to a victim user, who would trigger this flaw when trying to extract the archive. A local attacker may use this flaw to gain more privileges in a system.
Published 2022-08-23 16:15:09
Updated 2024-03-27 16:04:30
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-31566

0.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 23 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-31566

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-31566

References for CVE-2021-31566

Products affected by CVE-2021-31566

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