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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-8920: Security patch for libarchive (ALAS-2016-743)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-8920: Security patch for libarchive (ALAS-2016-743)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/20/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/27/2016
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

The _ar_read_header function in archive_read_support_format_ar.c in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds stack read) via a crafted ar file.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libarchive

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libarchive

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