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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201908-11 ] libarchive Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libarchive: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201908-11)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2019-08-15
Bug(s): #631294, #636070
ID: 201908-11

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libarchive, the worst
of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.


Background

libarchive is a library for manipulating different streaming archive
formats, including certain tar variants, several cpio formats, and both
BSD and GNU ar variants.


Affected Packages

Package: app-arch/libarchive
Vulnerable: < 3.3.3
Unaffected: >= 3.3.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libarchive. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libarchive users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/libarchive-3.3.3"
   


References

CVE-2017-14166
CVE-2017-14501
CVE-2017-14502
CVE-2017-14503
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