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Ubuntu: USN-3859-1 (CVE-2017-14502): libarchive vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3859-1 (CVE-2017-14502): libarchive vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/17/2017
Created
03/19/2019
Added
01/24/2019
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

read_header in archive_read_support_format_rar.c in libarchive 3.3.2 suffers from an off-by-one error for UTF-16 names in RAR archives, leading to an out-of-bounds read in archive_read_format_rar_read_header.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libarchive13

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