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Ubuntu: USN-3884-1 (CVE-2019-1000020): libarchive vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3884-1 (CVE-2019-1000020): libarchive vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/04/2019
Created
03/19/2019
Added
02/16/2019
Modified
07/08/2020

Description

libarchive version commit 5a98dcf8a86364b3c2c469c85b93647dfb139961 onwards (version v2.8.0 onwards) contains a CWE-835: Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') vulnerability in ISO9660 parser, archive_read_support_format_iso9660.c, read_CE()/parse_rockridge() that can result in DoS by infinite loop. This attack appears to be exploitable via the victim opening a specially crafted ISO9660 file.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libarchive13

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