Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cabextract, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||app-arch/cabextract on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.3|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.3|
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:
# 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.
December 14, 2013
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