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|Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201710-19 ] libarchive
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: libarchive: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201710-19)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libarchive, the worst
of which could lead to a Denial of Service condition.
libarchive is a library for manipulating different streaming archive
formats, including certain tar variants, several cpio formats, and both
BSD and GNU ar variants.
Vulnerable: < 3.3.0
Unaffected: >= 3.3.0
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libarchive. Please
review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker, via a specially crafted file, could possibly cause a
Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libarchive users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/libarchive-3.3.0"