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libarchive 3.2.1 updates

rebase on to version 3.2.1 fixing several flaws

  • Vendor: Fedora
  • Vendor ID: FEDORA-2016-c580100c89
  • Date: July 27, 2016


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2016-c580100c89
2016-07-27 15:59:17.384943
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Name : libarchive
Product : Fedora 24
Version : 3.2.1
Release : 3.fc24
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:

rebase on to version 3.2.1 fixing several flaws
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1352776 - libarchive: various flaws [fedora-all]
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1352776
[ 2 ] Bug #1358367 - CVE-2016-6250 libarchive: Integer overflow when verifying filename size
[fedora-all]
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1358367
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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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