openSUSE Security Update : libarchive (openSUSE-2016-1404)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libarchive fixes several issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-8687: Buffer overflow when printing a filename

- CVE-2016-8689: Heap overflow when reading corrupted 7Zip
files (bsc#1005072).

- CVE-2016-8688: Use after free because of incorrect
calculation in next_line (bsc#1005076).

- CVE-2016-5844: Integer overflow in the ISO parser in
libarchive allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (application crash) via a crafted ISO file

- CVE-2016-6250: Integer overflow in the ISO9660 writer in
libarchive allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code
via vectors related to verifying filename lengths when
writing an ISO9660 archive, which trigger a buffer
overflow (bsc#989980).

- CVE-2016-5418: The sandboxing code in libarchive
mishandled hardlink archive entries of non-zero data
size, which might allowed remote attackers to write to
arbitrary files via a crafted archive file (bsc#998677).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libarchive packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95558 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2304

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