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openSUSE-SU-2016:1679-1: Security update for libarchive
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for libarchive
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2016:1679-1
Rating: low
References: #984990
Cross-References: CVE-2016-4809
Affected Products:
openSUSE 13.2
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

libarchive was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed:
- CVE-2016-4809: Memory allocation error with gigantic symbolic links in
cpio archives (bsc#984990).


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 13.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2016-770=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 13.2 (i586 x86_64):

bsdtar-3.1.2-7.11.1
bsdtar-debuginfo-3.1.2-7.11.1
libarchive-debugsource-3.1.2-7.11.1
libarchive-devel-3.1.2-7.11.1
libarchive13-3.1.2-7.11.1
libarchive13-debuginfo-3.1.2-7.11.1

- openSUSE 13.2 (x86_64):

libarchive13-32bit-3.1.2-7.11.1
libarchive13-debuginfo-32bit-3.1.2-7.11.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4809.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/984990


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