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VPR Score: 4.7
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionSeveral vulnerabilities were discovered in libarchive, a multi-format archive and compression library, which may lead to denial of service (memory consumption and application crash), bypass of sandboxing restrictions and overwrite arbitrary files with arbitrary data from an archive, or the execution of arbitrary code.
SolutionUpgrade the libarchive packages.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 3.1.2-11+deb8u3.