RedHat: RHSA-2020-0246:01 Important: libarchive security update

    Date27 Jan 2020
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    An update for libarchive is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 Update Services for SAP Solutions. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Important: libarchive security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2020:0246-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0246
    Issue date:        2020-01-27
    CVE Names:         CVE-2019-18408 
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    1. Summary:
    
    An update for libarchive is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0
    Update Services for SAP Solutions.
    
    Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
    of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
    which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
    from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS E4S (v. 8.0) - ppc64le, x86_64
    
    3. Description:
    
    The libarchive programming library can create and read several different
    streaming archive formats, including GNU tar, cpio, and ISO 9660 CD-ROM
    images. Libarchive is used notably in the bsdtar utility, scripting
    language bindings such as python-libarchive, and several popular desktop
    file managers.
    
    Security Fix(es):
    
    * libarchive: use-after-free in archive_read_format_rar_read_data when
    there is an error in the decompression of an archive entry (CVE-2019-18408)
    
    For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
    score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
    page(s) listed in the References section.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
    described in this advisory, refer to:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258
    
    5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    1769979 - CVE-2019-18408 libarchive: use-after-free in archive_read_format_rar_read_data when there is an error in the decompression of an archive entry
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS E4S (v. 8.0):
    
    Source:
    libarchive-3.3.2-4.el8_0.src.rpm
    
    ppc64le:
    bsdcat-debuginfo-3.3.2-4.el8_0.ppc64le.rpm
    bsdcpio-debuginfo-3.3.2-4.el8_0.ppc64le.rpm
    bsdtar-3.3.2-4.el8_0.ppc64le.rpm
    bsdtar-debuginfo-3.3.2-4.el8_0.ppc64le.rpm
    libarchive-3.3.2-4.el8_0.ppc64le.rpm
    libarchive-debuginfo-3.3.2-4.el8_0.ppc64le.rpm
    libarchive-debugsource-3.3.2-4.el8_0.ppc64le.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    bsdcat-debuginfo-3.3.2-4.el8_0.i686.rpm
    bsdcat-debuginfo-3.3.2-4.el8_0.x86_64.rpm
    bsdcpio-debuginfo-3.3.2-4.el8_0.i686.rpm
    bsdcpio-debuginfo-3.3.2-4.el8_0.x86_64.rpm
    bsdtar-3.3.2-4.el8_0.x86_64.rpm
    bsdtar-debuginfo-3.3.2-4.el8_0.i686.rpm
    bsdtar-debuginfo-3.3.2-4.el8_0.x86_64.rpm
    libarchive-3.3.2-4.el8_0.i686.rpm
    libarchive-3.3.2-4.el8_0.x86_64.rpm
    libarchive-debuginfo-3.3.2-4.el8_0.i686.rpm
    libarchive-debuginfo-3.3.2-4.el8_0.x86_64.rpm
    libarchive-debugsource-3.3.2-4.el8_0.i686.rpm
    libarchive-debugsource-3.3.2-4.el8_0.x86_64.rpm
    
    These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
    details on how to verify the signature are available from
    https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/
    
    7. References:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-18408
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2020 Red Hat, Inc.
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