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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-1000019: Security patch for libarchive (ALAS-2019-1308)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-1000019: Security patch for libarchive (ALAS-2019-1308)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/04/2019
Created
10/12/2019
Added
10/11/2019
Modified
10/11/2019

Description

libarchive version commit bf9aec176c6748f0ee7a678c5f9f9555b9a757c1 onwards (release v3.0.2 onwards) contains a CWE-125: Out-of-bounds Read vulnerability in 7zip decompression, archive_read_support_format_7zip.c, header_bytes() that can result in a crash (denial of service). This attack appears to be exploitable via the victim opening a specially crafted 7zip file.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libarchive

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libarchive

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