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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3699-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3699-1
Posted Jul 3, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3699-1 - It was discovered that zziplib incorrectly handled certain malformed ZIP files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted ZIP file, a remote attacker could cause zziplib to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-6381, CVE-2018-6484, CVE-2018-6540, CVE-2018-6541, CVE-2018-6869, CVE-2018-7725, CVE-2018-7726
MD5 | e1a866e78af6bf136d61080d383115a1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3699-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3699-1
July 03, 2018

zziplib vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

zziplib could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- zziplib: library providing read access on ZIP-archives - library

Details:

It was discovered that zziplib incorrectly handled certain malformed ZIP
files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially
crafted ZIP file, a remote attacker could cause zziplib to crash, resulting
in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libzzip-0-13 0.13.62-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
libzzip-0-13 0.13.62-3.1ubuntu0.17.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libzzip-0-13 0.13.62-3ubuntu0.16.04.2

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libzzip-0-13 0.13.62-2ubuntu0.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3699-1
CVE-2018-6381, CVE-2018-6484, CVE-2018-6540, CVE-2018-6541,
CVE-2018-6869, CVE-2018-7725, CVE-2018-7726

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/zziplib/0.13.62-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/zziplib/0.13.62-3.1ubuntu0.17.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/zziplib/0.13.62-3ubuntu0.16.04.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/zziplib/0.13.62-2ubuntu0.2

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