GLSA-201406-02 : libarchive: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 74259
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-02 (libarchive: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libarchive. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated process to open a specially crafted archive using an application linked against libarchive, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libarchive users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/libarchive-3.1.2-r1' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.