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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-8931: Security patch for libarchive (ALAS-2016-743)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-8931: Security patch for libarchive (ALAS-2016-743)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/20/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/27/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the (1) get_time_t_max and (2) get_time_t_min functions in archive_read_support_format_mtree.c in libarchive before 3.2.0 allow remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a crafted mtree file, which triggers undefined behavior.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libarchive

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libarchive

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