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Ubuntu: USN-3570-1 (CVE-2018-1056): AdvanceCOMP vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3570-1 (CVE-2018-1056): AdvanceCOMP vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/14/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/15/2018
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

An out-of-bounds heap buffer read flaw was found in the way advancecomp before 2.1-2018/02 handled processing of ZIP files. An attacker could potentially use this flaw to crash the advzip utility by tricking it into processing crafted ZIP files.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-advancecomp

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