Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3294-1 libarchive -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Jan 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-36227.
More information:

An issue has been found in libarchive, a multi-format archive and compression library. Due to missing checks after calloc, null pointer dereferences might happen.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 3.3.3-4+deb10u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libarchive packages.

For the detailed security status of libarchive please refer to its security tracker page at:

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