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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5418: Security patch for libarchive (ALAS-2016-743)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5418: Security patch for libarchive (ALAS-2016-743)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/21/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/27/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The sandboxing code in libarchive 3.2.0 and earlier mishandles hardlink archive entries of non-zero data size, which might allow remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a crafted archive file.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libarchive

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libarchive

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