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PostPosted: Wed Dec 25, 2013 11:05 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201312-09 ] cabextract: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: cabextract: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201312-09)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: December 14, 2013
Bug(s): #329891
ID: 201312-09

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cabextract, allowing
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
condition.


Background

cabextract is free software for extracting Microsoft cabinet files.

Affected Packages

Package: app-arch/cabextract
Vulnerable: < 1.3
Unaffected: >= 1.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially-crafted
archive in a .cab file, related to the libmspack library, potentially
resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All cabextract users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/cabextract-1.3"
   
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 03, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.


References


CVE-2010-2800


CVE-2010-2801
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