Mageia 2022-0453: libarchive security update | LinuxSecurity.com
MGASA-2022-0453 - Updated libarchive packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 13 Dec 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0453.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2022-36227

In libarchive 3.6.1, the software does not check for an error after
calling calloc function that can return with a NULL pointer if the
function fails, which leads to a resultant NULL pointer dereference.
(CVE-2022-36227)

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=31179
- https://lists.suse.com/pipermail/sle-security-updates/2022-November/013094.html
- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/N4XUJQ5ZT6HWNXMENJI7BA5SJHZCQSOO/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-36227

SRPMS:
- 8/core/libarchive-3.6.1-1.1.mga8

Mageia 2022-0453: libarchive security update

In libarchive 3.6.1, the software does not check for an error after calling calloc function that can return with a NULL pointer if the function fails, which leads to a resultant NU...

Summary

In libarchive 3.6.1, the software does not check for an error after calling calloc function that can return with a NULL pointer if the function fails, which leads to a resultant NULL pointer dereference. (CVE-2022-36227)

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=31179

- https://lists.suse.com/pipermail/sle-security-updates/2022-November/013094.html

- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/N4XUJQ5ZT6HWNXMENJI7BA5SJHZCQSOO/

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-36227

Resolution

MGASA-2022-0453 - Updated libarchive packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 8/core/libarchive-3.6.1-1.1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 13 Dec 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0453.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2022-36227

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