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Ubuntu: USN-3859-1 (CVE-2018-1000880): libarchive vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3859-1 (CVE-2018-1000880): libarchive vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/20/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
01/24/2019
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

libarchive version commit 9693801580c0cf7c70e862d305270a16b52826a7 onwards (release v3.2.0 onwards) contains a CWE-20: Improper Input Validation vulnerability in WARC parser - libarchive/archive_read_support_format_warc.c, _warc_read() that can result in DoS - quasi-infinite run time and disk usage from tiny file. This attack appear to be exploitable via the victim must open a specially crafted WARC file.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libarchive13

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