ESB-2018.1935 - [Ubuntu] zziplib: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-07-04

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                          zziplib vulnerabilities
                                4 July 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           zziplib
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-7726 CVE-2018-7725 CVE-2018-6869
                   CVE-2018-6541 CVE-2018-6540 CVE-2018-6484

Reference:         ESB-2018.0508

Original Bulletin:

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3699-1
July 03, 2018

zziplib vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 17.10
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


zziplib could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- - zziplib: library providing read access on ZIP-archives - library


It was discovered that zziplib incorrectly handled certain malformed ZIP
files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially
crafted ZIP file, a remote attacker could cause zziplib to crash, resulting
in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libzzip-0-13                    0.13.62-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
  libzzip-0-13                    0.13.62-3.1ubuntu0.17.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libzzip-0-13                    0.13.62-3ubuntu0.16.04.2

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libzzip-0-13                    0.13.62-2ubuntu0.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

  CVE-2018-6381, CVE-2018-6484, CVE-2018-6540, CVE-2018-6541,
  CVE-2018-6869, CVE-2018-7725, CVE-2018-7726

Package Information:

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