Debian: DSA-4300-1: libarchive-zip-perl security update

    Date 22 Sep 2018
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    It was discovered that Archive::Zip, a perl module for manipulation of ZIP archives, is prone to a directory traversal vulnerability. An attacker able to provide a specially crafted archive for processing can take advantage of this flaw to overwrite arbitrary files during archive
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4300-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 22, 2018                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libarchive-zip-perl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-10860
    Debian Bug     : 902882
    
    It was discovered that Archive::Zip, a perl module for manipulation of
    ZIP archives, is prone to a directory traversal vulnerability. An
    attacker able to provide a specially crafted archive for processing can
    take advantage of this flaw to overwrite arbitrary files during archive
    extraction.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.59-1+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libarchive-zip-perl packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of libarchive-zip-perl please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libarchive-zip-perl
    
    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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