Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ARJ, the worst of which may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||app-arch/arj on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 3.10.22-r5|
|Unaffected versions||>= 3.10.22-r5|
Open-source implementation of the ARJ archiver.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ARJ. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An attacker, using a specially crafted ARJ archive, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All ARJ users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/arj-3.10.22-r5"