[ALSA-2020:4443] Moderate: libarchive security update
Type:
security
Severity:
moderate
Release date:
2020-11-03
Description:
The libarchive programming library can create and read several different streaming archive formats, including GNU tar, cpio, and ISO 9660 CD-ROM images. Libarchive is used notably in the bsdtar utility, scripting language bindings such as python-libarchive, and several popular desktop file managers. Security Fix(es): * libarchive: out-of-bounds read in archive_wstring_append_from_mbs in archive_string.c (CVE-2019-19221) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
References:
Updated packages:
  • bsdtar-3.3.2-9.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • libarchive-3.3.2-9.el8.i686.rpm
  • libarchive-3.3.2-9.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • libarchive-devel-3.3.2-9.el8.i686.rpm
  • libarchive-devel-3.3.2-9.el8.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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