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Tasklist

FS#49750 - [libarchive] Many invalid memory access issues in libarchive

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Pascal E. (hardfalcon) - Friday, 17 June 2016, 13:06 GMT
Last edited by Dave Reisner (falconindy) - Saturday, 18 June 2016, 12:25 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Dan McGee (toofishes)
Allan McRae (Allan)
Dave Reisner (falconindy)
Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

libarchive 3.2.0 fixes many invalid memory access issues, which are almost guaranteed to be security relevant:

http://www.libarchive.org/

https://blog.fuzzing-project.org/47-Many-invalid-memory-access-issues-in-libarchive.html


There's still only the vulnerable package version 3.1.8-2 in the repositories, although the package was flagged as out of date by somebody (not me) 2 weeks ago:
https://www.archlinux.org/packages/core/x86_64/libarchive/
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Closed by  Dave Reisner (falconindy)
Saturday, 18 June 2016, 12:25 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  libarchive-3.2.0

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