Debian: DSA-3180-1: libarchive security update

    Date05 Mar 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Alexander Cherepanov discovered that bsdcpio, an implementation of the 'cpio' program part of the libarchive project, is susceptible to a directory traversal vulnerability via absolute paths.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3180-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Alessandro Ghedini
    March 05, 2015                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libarchive
    CVE ID         : no yet available
    Debian Bug     : 778266
    
    Alexander Cherepanov discovered that bsdcpio, an implementation of the
    'cpio' program part of the libarchive project, is susceptible to a
    directory traversal vulnerability via absolute paths.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0.4-3+wheezy1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been
    fixed in version 3.1.2-11.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.1.2-11.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libarchive packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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