GLSA-201406-02 : libarchive: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-02
(libarchive: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated process to open a
specially crafted archive using an application linked against libarchive,
possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201406-02

Solution :

All libarchive users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/libarchive-3.1.2-r1'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74259 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47737
58926

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4666
CVE-2011-1777
CVE-2011-1778
CVE-2011-1779
CVE-2013-0211

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