Security update for libarchive

SUSE Security Update: Security update for libarchive
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3640-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1032089 #1037008 #1037009 #1057514 #1059100 #1059134 #1059139
Cross-References: CVE-2016-10209 CVE-2016-10349 CVE-2016-10350 CVE-2017-14166 CVE-2017-14501 CVE-2017-14502 CVE-2017-14503
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

An update that fixes 7 vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for libarchive fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2016-10209: The archive_wstring_append_from_mbs function in archive_string.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted archive file. (bsc#1032089)
  • CVE-2016-10349: The archive_le32dec function in archive_endian.h allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted file. (bsc#1037008)
  • CVE-2016-10350: The archive_read_format_cab_read_header function in archive_read_support_format_cab.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted file. (bsc#1037009)
  • CVE-2017-14166: libarchive allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (xml_data heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted xar archive, related to the mishandling of empty strings in the atol8 function in archive_read_support_format_xar.c. (bsc#1057514)
  • CVE-2017-14501: An out-of-bounds read flaw existed in parse_file_info in archive_read_support_format_iso9660.c when extracting a specially crafted iso9660 iso file, related to archive_read_format_iso9660_read_header. (bsc#1059139)
  • CVE-2017-14502: read_header in archive_read_support_format_rar.c suffered from an off-by-one error for UTF-16 names in RAR archives, leading to an out-of-bounds read in archive_read_format_rar_read_header. (bsc#1059134)
  • CVE-2017-14503: libarchive suffered from an out-of-bounds read within lha_read_data_none() in archive_read_support_format_lha.c when extracting a specially crafted lha archive, related to lha_crc16. (bsc#1059100)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-2594=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2594=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2594=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libarchive-debugsource-3.1.2-26.3.1
    • libarchive-devel-3.1.2-26.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libarchive-debugsource-3.1.2-26.3.1
    • libarchive13-3.1.2-26.3.1
    • libarchive13-debuginfo-3.1.2-26.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • libarchive-debugsource-3.1.2-26.3.1
    • libarchive13-3.1.2-26.3.1
    • libarchive13-debuginfo-3.1.2-26.3.1

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