openSUSE Security Update : libarchive (openSUSE-2015-248)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

libarchive was updated to fix a directory traversal in the bsdcpio
tool, which allowed attackers supplying crafted archives to overwrite
files. (CVE-2015-2304)

Also, a integer overflow was fixed that could also overflow buffers.
(CVE-2013-0211)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=800024
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=920870

Solution :

Update the affected libarchive packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82012 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0211
CVE-2015-2304

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