14 August 2018
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2018.2319 libarchive vulnerabilities 14 August 2018 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: libarchive Publisher: Ubuntu Operating System: Ubuntu Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2017-14503 CVE-2017-14501 CVE-2017-14166 CVE-2016-10350 CVE-2016-10349 CVE-2016-10209 Reference: ASB-2017.0219 ESB-2017.1972 Original Bulletin: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3736-1 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- ========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3736-1 August 13, 2018 libarchive vulnerabilities ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Summary: Several security issues were fixed in libarchive. Software Description: - - libarchive: Library to read/write archive files Details: It was discovered that libarchive incorrectly handled certain archive files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-10209, CVE-2016-10349, CVE-2016-10350) Agostino Sarubbo discovered that libarchive incorrectly handled certain XAR files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-14166) It was discovered that libarchive incorrectly handled certain files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to get access to sensitive information. (CVE-2017-14501, CVE-2017-14503) Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libarchive133.2.2-3.1ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libarchive133.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.4 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libarchive133.1.2-7ubuntu2.6 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3736-1 CVE-2016-10209, CVE-2016-10349, CVE-2016-10350, CVE-2017-14166, CVE-2017-14501, CVE-2017-14503 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive/3.2.2-3.1ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive/3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.4 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive/3.1.2-7ubuntu2.6 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. 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