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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-1000877) ELSA-2019-2298: libarchive security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-1000877) ELSA-2019-2298: libarchive security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/20/2018
Created
07/23/2020
Added
07/21/2020
Modified
07/21/2020

Description

libarchive version commit 416694915449219d505531b1096384f3237dd6cc onwards (release v3.1.0 onwards) contains a CWE-415: Double Free vulnerability in RAR decoder - libarchive/archive_read_support_format_rar.c, parse_codes(), realloc(rar->lzss.window, new_size) with new_size = 0 that can result in Crash/DoS. This attack appear to be exploitable via the victim must open a specially crafted RAR archive.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-bsdcpio
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-bsdtar
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libarchive
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libarchive-devel

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