Debian DLA-1668-1 : libarchive security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 122038
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionFuzzing found two further file-format specific issues in libarchive, a
read-only segfault in 7z, and an infinite loop in ISO9660.
Out-of-bounds Read vulnerability in 7zip decompression, that can
result in a crash (denial of service, CWE-125) CVE-2019-1000020
Vulnerability in ISO9660 parser that can result in DoS by
infinite loop (CWE-835)
For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version
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.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.