GLSA-201312-09 : cabextract: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201312-09
(cabextract: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cabextract. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
archive in a .cab file, related to the libmspack library, potentially
resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All cabextract users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/cabextract-1.3'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 03, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71453 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42131

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2800