Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cabextract and libmspack, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service.
|Package||app-arch/cabextract on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.8|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.8|
|Package||dev-libs/libmspack on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 0.8_alpha|
|Unaffected versions||>= 0.8_alpha|
cabextract is free software for extracting Microsoft cabinet files.
libmspack is a portable library for some loosely related Microsoft compression formats
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cabextract and libmspack. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Please review the referenced CVE’s for details.
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-1.8"
All libmspack users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libmspack-0.8_alpha"