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libarchive 3.1.2 updates

fix manual pages to mention correctly spelled binary names (rhbz#1294252), fix CVE-2016-1541, rhbz#1334213

  • Vendor: Fedora
  • Vendor ID: FEDORA-2016-19c34099d3
  • Date: May 31, 2016


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2016-19c34099d3
2016-05-31 08:58:11.510951
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Name : libarchive
Product : Fedora 22
Version : 3.1.2
Release : 14.fc22
URL : http://www.libarchive.org/
Summary : A library for handling streaming archive formats
Description :
Libarchive is a programming library that can create and read several different
streaming archive formats, including most popular tar variants, several cpio
formats, and both BSD and GNU ar variants. It can also write shar archives and
read ISO9660 CDROM images and ZIP archives.

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Update Information:

fix manual pages to mention correctly spelled binary names (rhbz#1294252), fix
CVE-2016-1541, rhbz#1334213
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1294252 - Man page for bsdtar(1) claims that it is for tar(1)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1294252
[ 2 ] Bug #1334213 - CVE-2016-1541 libarchive: heap-based buffer overflow due to improper input
validation [fedora-all]
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1334213
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update libarchive' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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