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A home-assistant security update has been released for Arch Linux.



ASA-202101-44: home-assistant: information disclosure


Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-202101-44
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Severity: Medium
Date : 2021-01-29
CVE-ID : CVE-2021-3152
Package : home-assistant
Type : information disclosure
Remote : Yes
Link :   https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-1488

Summary
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The package home-assistant before version 2021.1.4-1 is vulnerable to
information disclosure.

Resolution
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Upgrade to 2021.1.4-1.

# pacman -Syu "home-assistant> 21.1.4-1"

The problem has been fixed upstream in version 2021.1.4.

Workaround
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The issue can be mitigated by disabling all custom integrations. This
is achieved by renaming the custom_components folder inside the Home
Assistant configuration folder to something else and restarting Home
Assistant.

Description
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Home Assistant before 2021.1.3 allows attackers to obtain sensitive
information because custom integrations with ../ are mishandled leading
to directory-traversal.

Impact
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Some integrations could allow malicious users to read sensitive
information.

References
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  https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/69398
  https://www.home-assistant.io/blog/2021/01/14/security-bulletin/
  https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2021-3152