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openSUSE-SU-2016:3005-1: moderate: Security update for libarchive
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for libarchive

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2016:3005-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1005070 #1005072 #1005076 #986566 #989980
Cross-References: CVE-2015-2304 CVE-2016-5418 CVE-2016-5844
CVE-2016-6250 CVE-2016-8687 CVE-2016-8688
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.1

An update that fixes 7 vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for libarchive fixes several issues.

These security issues were fixed:

- CVE-2016-8687: Buffer overflow when printing a filename (bsc#1005070).
- CVE-2016-8689: Heap overflow when reading corrupted 7Zip files
- CVE-2016-8688: Use after free because of incorrect calculation in
next_line (bsc#1005076).
- CVE-2016-5844: Integer overflow in the ISO parser in libarchive allowed
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a
crafted ISO file (bsc#986566).
- CVE-2016-6250: Integer overflow in the ISO9660 writer in libarchive
allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application
crash) or execute arbitrary code via vectors related to verifying
filename lengths when writing an ISO9660 archive, which trigger a buffer
overflow (bsc#989980).
- CVE-2016-5418: The sandboxing code in libarchive mishandled hardlink
archive entries of non-zero data size, which might allowed remote
attackers to write to arbitrary files via a crafted archive file

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE Leap 42.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2016-1404=1

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

Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (x86_64):



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