GLSA-201612-15 : ARJ: 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-201612-15
(ARJ: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

An attacker, using a specially crafted ARJ archive, could possibly
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a
Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-15

Solution :

All ARJ users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/arj-3.10.22-r5'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95548 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0556
CVE-2015-0557
CVE-2015-2782

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