Debian DLA-1006-1 : libarchive security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 101173

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Multiple denial of services vulnerabilities have been identified in libarchive when manipulating specially crafted archives.

CVE-2016-10209

NULL pointer dereference and application crash in the archive_wstring_append_from_mbs() function.

CVE-2016-10349

Heap-based buffer over-read and application crash in the archive_le32dec() function.

CVE-2016-10350

Heap-based buffer over-read and application crash in the archive_read_format_cab_read_header() function.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.4-3+wheezy6.

We recommend that you upgrade your libarchive packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/06/msg00036.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/libarchive

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101173

File Name: debian_DLA-1006.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/3/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bsdcpio, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bsdtar, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libarchive-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libarchive12, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/30/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10209, CVE-2016-10349, CVE-2016-10350