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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4300: Security patch for libarchive (ALAS-2016-743)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4300: Security patch for libarchive (ALAS-2016-743)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/21/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/27/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Integer overflow in the read_SubStreamsInfo function in archive_read_support_format_7zip.c in libarchive before 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a 7zip file with a large number of substreams, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libarchive

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libarchive

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