Backdrop core - Critical - Third-party libraries - BACKDROP-SA-CORE-2021-001
Date: Wednesday, Jan 27th, 2021 Security risk: Critical Advisory ID: BACKDROP-SA-CORE-2021-001 CVE ID: CVE-2020-36193 Vulnerability: Third Party Libraries Versions affected: Backdrop Core 1.18.x versions prior to 1.18.1, Backdrop Core 1.17.x versions prior to 1.17.6 Backdrop versions 1.16 and prior do not receive security coverage.
The Backdrop project uses the pear Archive_Tar library, which has released a security update that impacts Backdrop. For more information please see:
Exploits may be possible if Backdrop is configured to allow
.tlz file uploads and processes them, or if the Installer module is enabled.
If you are hosted with AltaGrade, then please just create a support ticket and we will gladly run this upgrade for you.