exploit the possibilities
Home Files News &[SERVICES_TAB]About Contact Add New

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-19

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-19
Posted Oct 17, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-19 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libarchive, the worst of which could lead to a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 3.3.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2016-10349, CVE-2016-10350
SHA-256 | 86fc0bec8e78681d6cf24948e8a4e2bb9e6f7b75e57aa12b7a41791b482d4e27

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-19

Change Mirror Download
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201710-19
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
https://security.gentoo.org/
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Severity: Normal
Title: libarchive: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 18, 2017
Bugs: #618026
ID: 201710-19

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libarchive, the worst of
which could lead to a Denial of Service condition.

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 / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 app-arch/libarchive < 3.3.0 >= 3.3.0

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker, via a specially crafted file, could possibly cause a
Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All libarchive users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/libarchive-3.3.0"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2016-10349
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-10349
[ 2 ] CVE-2016-10350
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-10350

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-19

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
Login or Register to add favorites

File Archive:

June 2022

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Jun 1st
    19 Files
  • 2
    Jun 2nd
    16 Files
  • 3
    Jun 3rd
    28 Files
  • 4
    Jun 4th
    0 Files
  • 5
    Jun 5th
    0 Files
  • 6
    Jun 6th
    19 Files
  • 7
    Jun 7th
    23 Files
  • 8
    Jun 8th
    11 Files
  • 9
    Jun 9th
    10 Files
  • 10
    Jun 10th
    4 Files
  • 11
    Jun 11th
    0 Files
  • 12
    Jun 12th
    0 Files
  • 13
    Jun 13th
    0 Files
  • 14
    Jun 14th
    0 Files
  • 15
    Jun 15th
    0 Files
  • 16
    Jun 16th
    0 Files
  • 17
    Jun 17th
    0 Files
  • 18
    Jun 18th
    0 Files
  • 19
    Jun 19th
    27 Files
  • 20
    Jun 20th
    65 Files
  • 21
    Jun 21st
    10 Files
  • 22
    Jun 22nd
    8 Files
  • 23
    Jun 23rd
    6 Files
  • 24
    Jun 24th
    6 Files
  • 25
    Jun 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Jun 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Jun 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Jun 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Jun 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Jun 30th
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2022 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Hosting By
Rokasec
close