Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1092-1 libarchive -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 08 Sep 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-14166.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a denial of service vulnerability in the libarchive multi-format compression library. A specially-crafted .xar archive could cause via a heap-based buffer over-read.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in libarchive version 3.0.4-3+wheezy6+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libarchive packages.