GLSA-201701-03 : libarchive: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-03
(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 to open a specially crafted
archive file possibly resulting in the 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 :

Solution :

All libarchive users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/libarchive-3.2.2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5