cabextract: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201312-09 / cabextract
||December 14, 2013
||December 14, 2013: 1
All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cabextract, allowing
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
cabextract is free software for extracting Microsoft cabinet files.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cabextract. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially-crafted
archive in a .cab file, related to the libmspack library, potentially
resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All cabextract users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/cabextract-1.3"
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 03, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.