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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-6250: Security patch for libarchive (ALAS-2016-743)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-6250: Security patch for libarchive (ALAS-2016-743)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/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 ISO9660 writer in libarchive before 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code via vectors related to verifying filename lengths when writing an ISO9660 archive, which trigger a buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libarchive

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libarchive

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