Executive Summary

Titlelibarchive security update
NameDSA-4557First vendor Publication2019-10-31
VendorDebianLast vendor Modification2019-10-31
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

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A use-after-free was found in libarchive, a multi-format archive and compression library, which could result in denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code is a malformed archive is processed.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.2-2+deb9u2.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 3.3.3-4+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libarchive packages.

For the detailed security status of libarchive please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libarchive

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4557

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2019-11-01 00:18:47
  • First insertion