Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1006-1 libarchive -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Jun 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 859456, Bug 861609.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10209, CVE-2016-10349, CVE-2016-10350.
- More information:
Multiple denial of services vulnerabilities have been identified in libarchive when manipulating specially crafted archives.
NULL pointer dereference and application crash in the archive_wstring_append_from_mbs() function.
Heap-based buffer over-read and application crash in the archive_le32dec() function.
Heap-based buffer over-read and application crash in the archive_read_format_cab_read_header() function.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.4-3+wheezy6.
We recommend that you upgrade your libarchive packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS