Linux Security
    Linux Security
    Linux Security

    Debian: DSA-4557-1: libarchive security update

    Date
    1034
    Posted By
    A use-after-free was found in libarchive, a multi-format archive and compression library, which could result in denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code is a malformed archive is processed.
    -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
    Hash: SHA512
    
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4557-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    October 31, 2019                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Package        : libarchive
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-18408
    
    A use-after-free was found in libarchive, a multi-format archive and
    compression library, which could result in denial of service and
    potentially the execution of arbitrary code is a malformed archive
    is processed.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 3.2.2-2+deb9u2.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.3.3-4+deb10u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libarchive packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of libarchive please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libarchive
    
    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/
    
    Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    

    Advisories

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    Which aspect of server security are you most interested in learning more about?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 3 answer(s).
    /main-polls/38-which-aspect-of-server-security-are-you-most-interested-in-learning-more-about?task=poll.vote&format=json
    38
    radio
    [{"id":"131","title":"Preventing information leakage","votes":"1","type":"x","order":"1","pct":100,"resources":[]},{"id":"132","title":"Firewall considerations","votes":"0","type":"x","order":"2","pct":0,"resources":[]},{"id":"133","title":"Permissions ","votes":"0","type":"x","order":"3","pct":0,"resources":[]}] ["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"] ["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"] 350


    VIEW MORE POLLS

    bottom 200

    Please enable / Bitte aktiviere JavaScript!
    Veuillez activer / Por favor activa el Javascript![ ? ]