openSUSE 10 Security Update : libarchive (libarchive-3982)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Specially crafted tar-archives could cause programs based on
libarchive to crash, to run into an enless loop or potentially to even
execute arbitrary code (CVE-2007-3641, CVE-2007-3644, CVE-2007-3645).

Solution :

Update the affected libarchive packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27316 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3641
CVE-2007-3644
CVE-2007-3645

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