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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3703-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3703-2
Posted Jul 4, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3703-2 - USN-3703-1 fixed a vulnerability in Archive Zip module. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. It was discovered that the Archive Zip module incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-10860
MD5 | 3f883e9bc0bc32c236fe302829c032f9

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3703-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3703-2
July 04, 2018

libarchive-zip-perl vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Archive Zip module could be made to expose sensitive information
if it received a specially crafted input.

Software Description:
- libarchive-zip-perl: Perl module for manipulation of ZIP archives

Details:

USN-3703-1 fixed a vulnerability in Archive Zip module. This update
provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that the Archive Zip module incorrectly handled
certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
libarchive-zip-perl 1.30-6ubuntu0.1

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3703-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3703-1
CVE-2018-10860

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