Executive Summary

Summary
Title libarchive vulnerability
Informations
NameUSN-4169-1First vendor Publication2019-10-29
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2019-10-29
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector :
Cvss Base ScoreN/AAttack RangeN/A
Cvss Impact ScoreN/AAttack ComplexityN/A
Cvss Expoit ScoreN/AAuthenticationN/A
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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

libarchive could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received specially crafted archive file.

Software Description: - libarchive: Library to read/write archive files

Details:

It was discovered that libarchive incorrectly handled certain archive files. An attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04:
libarchive13 3.3.3-4ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libarchive13 3.2.2-3.1ubuntu0.5

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libarchive13 3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.7

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
libarchive13 3.1.2-7ubuntu2.8+esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4169-1
CVE-2019-18408

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive/3.3.3-4ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive/3.2.2-3.1ubuntu0.5
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive/3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.7

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4169-1

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DateInformations
2019-10-29 21:19:02
  • First insertion