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Mandriva: 2011:191: libarchive Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was discovered in libarchive. If a user were tricked into expanding a specially-crafted ISO 9660 CD-ROM image or tar archive with an application using libarchive, it could cause the application to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2011:191
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : libarchive
 Date    : December 18, 2011
 Affected: Enterprise Server 5.0
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 Problem Description:

 A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was discovered in libarchive. If
 a user were tricked into expanding a specially-crafted ISO 9660
 CD-ROM image or tar archive with an application using libarchive,
 it could cause the application to crash or, potentially, execute
 arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application
 (CVE-2011-1778).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1778
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 feffb4e5514285ad0ae2cdda78d31ea9  mes5/i586/bsdtar-2.5.5-1.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 2eec7b3ae4c3f8412232f5cc3ad5a3ce  mes5/i586/libarchive2-2.5.5-1.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 9d4fea3cde562e92728c08b8e58f9a62  mes5/i586/libarchive-devel-2.5.5-1.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm 
 1b48761b06202986a6c903ba04599c7e  mes5/SRPMS/libarchive-2.5.5-1.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 40ddc9c92db2c3267ea44874cc318c9e  mes5/x86_64/bsdtar-2.5.5-1.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 bc1d4171e3342384d193d8cfe2d7ccfe  mes5/x86_64/lib64archive2-2.5.5-1.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 34b0ec659f465bd91336f07f2a78957e  mes5/x86_64/lib64archive-devel-2.5.5-1.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm 
 1b48761b06202986a6c903ba04599c7e  mes5/SRPMS/libarchive-2.5.5-1.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
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 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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