Debian: DSA-3657-1: libarchive security update

    Date30 Aug 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Hanno Boeck and Marcin Noga discovered multiple vulnerabilities in libarchive; processing malformed archives may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3657-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    August 30, 2016                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libarchive
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8916 CVE-2015-8917 CVE-2015-8919 CVE-2015-8920 
                     CVE-2015-8921 CVE-2015-8922 CVE-2015-8923 CVE-2015-8925
                     CVE-2015-8926 CVE-2015-8928 CVE-2015-8930 CVE-2015-8931
                     CVE-2015-8932 CVE-2015-8933 CVE-2015-8934 CVE-2016-4300
                     CVE-2016-4302 CVE-2016-4809 CVE-2016-5844
    
    Hanno Boeck and Marcin Noga discovered multiple vulnerabilities in
    libarchive; processing malformed archives may result in denial of
    service or the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 3.1.2-11+deb8u2.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 3.2.1-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 3.2.1-1.
    
    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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