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Ubuntu: USN-3033-1 (CVE-2016-4809): libarchive vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3033-1 (CVE-2016-4809): libarchive vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/14/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/14/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The archive_read_format_cpio_read_header function in archive_read_support_format_cpio.c in libarchive before 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a CPIO archive with a large symlink.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libarchive12
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libarchive13

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